I wanted to create a sense of ‘the fairy at the bottom of the garden’ but still hold on to some sense of realism. I dont know if I pulled that off this time, but I enjoyed the process and hope you like the outcome.

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water, fairy, australia, garden, fantasy, pond, still, south, colourised, christopher, smith, mylor, birtwistle

Comments

  • handprintz
    handprintzover 6 years ago

    Great work Chris,l can picture some of my shrooms living in that little garden of eden!! lol. The colours are bright and cheerful,and the composition has worked really well

  • Christopher Birtwistle-Smith
    Christopher Bi...over 6 years ago

    thanks T I appreciate you taking the time. your shrooms were inspirational!

  • Julie Marks
    Julie Marksover 6 years ago

    We both posted places to dream. Malibu is realism to most, but a fantasy to me. This otherworldly garden is a wonderful place to dream. It certainly has elements of a magical land where fairies dwell in an enchanted garden enhanced by lovely pastels. What a wonderful retreat and although it fits the category of abstract realism, there is enough material to transport the viewer to an alternative reality where we can hold on to our dreams. Lovely and enchanting imagery!!

  • Christopher Birtwistle-Smith
    Christopher Bi...over 6 years ago

    thank you julie I am so glad you enjoyed the image.

  • meltaylor
    meltaylorover 6 years ago

    Beautiful work, Chris!!!
    I’d have a hammock there, so that I could be comfy while I dreamt!
    mel

  • butchart
    butchartover 6 years ago

    and a boat…. i need a place to float… and dream… eyes wide open……….b

  • Christopher Birtwistle-Smith
    Christopher Bi...over 6 years ago

    thank you b you know that means a lot

  • butchart
    butchartover 6 years ago

    dreamland goes top 10

  • Christopher Birtwistle-Smith
    Christopher Bi...over 6 years ago

    i know you can guess i am smiling now pllcxx

  • Alice Oates
    Alice Oatesover 6 years ago

    Very dreamlike…amazing, i am in awe.

  • Alice its comments like yours that encourage me to challenge myself so thanks

    – Christopher Birtwistle-Smith

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