Watcher Of The Skies by Keith Reesor

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I’ve long loved the music of Genesis. This image is inspired by the classic song
Watcher Of The Skies

Watcher of the skies watcher of all
His is a world alone no world is his own
He whom life can no longer surprise
Raising his eyes beholds a planet unknown

Creatures shaped this planet’s soil
Now their reign has come to end
Has life again destroyed life
Do they play elsewhere, do they know
More than their childhood games ?
Maybe the lizard shedded its tail
This is the end of man’s long union with Earth

Judge not this race by empty remains
Do you judge God by his creatures when they are dead
For now the lizard shedded its tail
This is the end of man’s long union with Earth

From life alone to life as one
Think not now your journey done
For though your ship be sturdy
No mercy has the sea
Will you survive on the ocean of being
Come ancient children hear what I say
This is my party counsel for you on your way

Sadly now your thoughts turn to the stars
Where we have gone you know you never can go
Watcher of the skies watcher of all
This is your fate alone, this fate is your own

Created with Apophysis 2.08 2D Hack and Photoshop CS4

Chosen as the Cover Image for the Show me Your Home Page Art Challenge

Keith is a self taught digital artist. He uses various programs along with Photoshop CS4 to create his art.
He loves to listen to all kinds of music while he creates. He also enjoys reading and playing video games.

Keith’s Works May Not Be Reproduced, Copied, Edited, Published, Transmitted Or Uploaded In Any Way Without His Permission. His Images Do Not Belong To The Public Domain. © Keith Reesor (kreesor)

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  • Judi Taylor
    Judi Tayloralmost 6 years ago

    This version of Watcher of the Skies is wonderful, Keith!!! And such interesting art to go with it. Those are owl eyes to me! WOW … this is great!

  • Thanks so much Judy!!
    It was the eye of a bird, but not an owl!!
    I distorted and duplicated it!! Glad you like it!! :)

    – Keith Reesor

  • tkrosevear
    tkrosevearalmost 6 years ago

    this artwork will make me hear that song differently from now on Keith ;) xoxox AWESOME!!!

  • Thank you TK!! I really appreciate it!! :)

    – Keith Reesor

  • retepk
    retepkalmost 6 years ago

    A ripper image Keith. And one of my all-time favourite songs as well.

  • Peter, Thanks so much my friend!! :)

    – Keith Reesor

  • Danilo Lejardi
    Danilo Lejardialmost 6 years ago

    Amazing! An instant fav! Are those a pair of an owls´s eyes? So impressive, the whole image is so elegant, so skillfully well made!

  • Thank you very much my friend!!
    Actually it was from a stock image called birdeye from a back issue of Photoshop Creative mag, which I duplicated and distorted!! :)

    – Keith Reesor

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanalmost 6 years ago

    great image as usual Keith…you are so creative

  • Thank you Linda!! I really appreciate it!! :)

    – Keith Reesor

  • RandyLMonteith
    RandyLMonteithalmost 6 years ago

    Outstanding one of your best and my new best Fav!!!

  • Thanks so much Randy!! That means a lot to me!! I get a lot of inspiration from works of other artists such as yourself!! You’ve inspired me to try photoshop brushes and blending layers!! :)

    – Keith Reesor

  • JenLand
    JenLandalmost 6 years ago

    Pretty cool Keith!!

  • Jen, Thanks so much!! :)

    – Keith Reesor

  • dorina costras
    dorina costrasalmost 6 years ago

    This watcher is really sympathetic! :) I like the sky too!

  • Thank you very much Doreen!! :)

    – Keith Reesor

  • jewelskings
    jewelskingsalmost 6 years ago

    `WOW! This is my favorite to date

  • Thank you so much Jewels!! It means so much to me!! :)

    – Keith Reesor

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...almost 6 years ago

    Absolutely enchanting sweetheART ….a Blessed Easter day to you ;}x happy hippy hugglez

  • Val, Thank you very much!! :)

    – Keith Reesor

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