Wednesday, June 2, 2010

3SIXTY5 #57: Lunar Clockworks

There's something very special about being in the water at night. Of course it's a bit creepy--the mysterious sounds, the intensified scents, the rustling in the brush along the shore. Being in the water always has the effect of magnifying space, of erasing terrestrial boundaries; on a summer night, floating on your back, looking up at the star-filled,  blue velvet sky all around you, it is especially magical. Add a slender sickle moon, and you can almost see the inner workings of the universe vaulted above you. Time and space become suspended, as you yourself are suspended, drifting, in the warm, buoyant water.

This piece was inspired by offering for Three Muses "Time" challenge. Thanks for looking.

7 comments:

  1. I love swimming at night. Beautiful collage work!

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  2. OMG this is perfect.
    So wonderful art. Love them.

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  3. Your accompanying comments make this piece all the more special. It's beautiful....and beautifully done! Thanks for sharing your talent with us.

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  4. Your description of night time swimming is beautifully illustrated in this gorgeous piece. Thank you so much for joining in our challenge this week.

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  5. Your picture is stunning and your written piece on swimming is delightful. They both conjure up a peaceful, relaxed mood.

    Fantastic artwork.

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  6. Your dark pool of water is serene, relaxed and languid...just the right piece to accompany your thoughts..

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