Trees II:The Faces of Winter by Bunny Clarke
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In the old legends and stories told to me, the faces of winter were of ice, cold and snow. Cold was always the largest face of winter and could be the most dangerous. When I heard the story, it was always on a cold and blustery night, next to the fireside all wrapped in blankets. I’m not sure if the stories were for my comfort or my Grandmother’s. :o)

Created in Fractal Explorer and Photoshop. Image taken from a picture of a statue I took. Five layers and the use of AutoFX Mystical Lights for the misty look and Flaming Pear for the ice below. This was inspired by a comment my honey made about seeing a woman in the trees of my fractal. You can guess which part yourself. ;o)

Camera used for the statue: Canon PowerShot SX10IS at Huntington Library Gardens, San Marino, CA, USA

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I try to create images that will touch your heart or soul and make them go “twang”. Eye candy for the soul is my goal. :o)

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Comments

  • plunder
    plunderover 5 years ago

    This is very interesting. A very emotional piece.

  • Thank you Debs. :o)

    – Bunny Clarke

  • Scott Bricker
    Scott Brickerover 5 years ago

    nice piece Bunny…brrrrrrr

  • Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. I was getting cold doing it. :o)

    – Bunny Clarke

  • Donna Huntriss
    Donna Huntrissover 5 years ago

    Wow what an evocative image. Just really makes you look and feel the winter. Nice work.

  • Thank you Donna. :o) I appreciate your wonderful comment.

    – Bunny Clarke

  • redladyart
    redladyartover 5 years ago

    Wow this is amazing work Bunny! :)

  • Your winter stuff finally got to me Sharon. I had to create at least one winter image. ;o) Thank you.

    – Bunny Clarke

  • owlspook
    owlspookover 5 years ago

    cold drains energy .. snow/ice hold you there so cold can do it’s damage wearing you down …
    .
    well done Bunny … I work in a refrigerator all day 38-40F … cold is my enemy who I know all too well … this is a wonderful piece (big smile)

  • I agree with you completely. That is why I live in California instead of Colorado. I just cannot take the cold any more. And I don’t have your excuse. :o)

    – Bunny Clarke

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 5 years ago

    Fabulous creative work – a fav .o)

  • Thank you for your wonderful comment. :o)

    – Bunny Clarke

  • Syd Baker
    Syd Bakerover 5 years ago

    Great winter colors, frost patterns, and story too.

  • Thank you Syd. I am glad you enjoyed this one. :o)

    – Bunny Clarke

  • CanDuCreations
    CanDuCreationsover 5 years ago

    Fantastic work!!!

  • Thank you Thea. :o)

    – Bunny Clarke

  • Kaleidoking
    Kaleidokingover 5 years ago

    I like it!!!

  • Thank you very much. :o)

    – Bunny Clarke

  • lacitrouille
    lacitrouilleover 5 years ago

    Upon first view, the strength and ambience of the composition startled me. It has a ghostly feel. Great work. :)

  • I guess it could be looked as ghostly. I was thinking more in the spirit sense of how winter comes. Interesting interpretation. Thank you very much Josette. :o)

    – Bunny Clarke

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