Sometimes We Can't Hang On by Diane Johnson-Mosley

Created on ps with layers filters and textures.
background Morgue File
Texture mine and skeletalmess
boys are 1918 vintage public domain photo

The idea came from the youngest boy in the image reminding me of my little brother who died very young, my older brother died about 10 years later.
This is not meant to be a sad picture, I am only richer for having known them as long as I did.

Like most of us here, I was born to create. I am not happy with myself or others if I can’t. I am a lover of sience, fantasy and nature and I don’t think I could ever create anything as wonderous as our natural world but I can try.

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  • MarieG
    MarieGabout 3 years ago

    Wow! Diane… a most emotive and fabulous image filled with memories and such strenght…You are a true inspiration and your talent is huge…Gorgeous work!

  • Marie, you are so very sweet, thank you for you’r wonderful words and support!:)

    – Diane Johnson-Mosley

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 3 years ago

    Beautifully done. A wonderful work of art. I see it as a tribute to your brothers.

  • Thank you so very much Bunny!

    – Diane Johnson-Mosley

  • Margi
    Margiabout 3 years ago

    absolutely awesome Diane love it :)))

  • Thank you Margi!!!:)

    – Diane Johnson-Mosley

  • MoniqueGeurts
    MoniqueGeurtsabout 3 years ago


  • Thank you Monique!!!

    – Diane Johnson-Mosley

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedabout 3 years ago

    OMG this is awesome – tugs at my heart-strings for sure.
    Stunning work my friend ☺

  • Thank you for the very sweet comment Kira, hugs!:)

    – Diane Johnson-Mosley

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaabout 3 years ago

    Love it ! Love it ! Love it !

  • Thank you so very much Deborah!:)

    – Diane Johnson-Mosley

  • Jennifer Rhoades
    Jennifer Rhoadesabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful work, Dianne, and how wonderfully effective.

  • Thank you so much!

    – Diane Johnson-Mosley

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful work!!

  • Thank you very much!

    – Diane Johnson-Mosley

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaabout 3 years ago

    Excellent Image! 02/15/2012
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  • Zi-O
    Zi-Oabout 3 years ago

    A haunting image that does make me sad….I’ve lost too many people this year, but I understand where you’re coming from. Dying is part of living and if we had the fortunate experience of having them in our lives; that is a blessing. A beautiful work of art.

  • Thank you so much Sherryl, I am so sorry for your loss’s. They say time heals, I think it just dulls it.
    I wish the best for you and a much better year.

    – Diane Johnson-Mosley

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