Métamorphose by Sybille Sterk

The third in the series.

The series was inspired by T.S. Eliot’s poem Hollow Men, especially by the following lines:

“Between the desire
And the spasm
Between the potency
And the existence
Between the essence
And the descent
Falls the Shadow”

The first in the series is Panier-Avec-L’Oiseau.

The second in the series is Tête-à-Tête.

The fourth in the series is Fin

127 views Feb 2010.

I am a very creative person and it’s my way of dealing with the world, inside and out. I am only happy when I am making things or painting or writing. There are just not enough hours in the day…. I am into poetry and photo manipulation at the moment and also dabbling in photography. :-)

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  • Cosimo Piro
    Cosimo Piroover 5 years ago

    You paint with a delicate heart and brush. Your other paintings are also beautiful. What medium do you use?

  • :-) Thanks for the lovely comment. I paint digitally with Corel Painter. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Druidstorm
    Druidstormover 5 years ago

    WoW! Truly breath-taking! Image and words are but reflections! Bravo!!!…)o(

  • Thank you. :-) It’s my favourite poem. Ever. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Anna Shaw
    Anna Shawover 5 years ago

    What a stunning interpretation of The Hollow Men, – one of my favourite poems. Quite wonderful editing, and an instant fave.

  • Thank you Anna, much appreciated. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • jules572
    jules572over 5 years ago

    Exquisite!, technique and imagination has undoubtedly made you a favorite of many.

  • Thank you very much. :-) Your comment did go through after all. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Alexandra Felgate
    Alexandra Felgateover 5 years ago


  • Thank you. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • John Edwards
    John Edwardsover 5 years ago

    Wonderful work

  • Thank you. :-) Close to my heart this one.

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Barry W  King
    Barry W Kingover 5 years ago

    stunning piece MM

  • Thank you! Much appreciated.

    – Sybille Sterk

  • S .
    S .over 5 years ago

    awesome !!!!

  • Thank you so much. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Rhenastarr
    Rhenastarrover 5 years ago

    Superb work. Excellent composition.

  • Thank you so much. Really cheered me up just now. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneover 5 years ago

    Lovely work, MM!

  • Thank you so much. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

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