Illustration for my poem Unravelling.

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Texture on the model’s skin:
Blood Spatter Textures
Paper Texture
Texture 02

Other textures:
Fake Old
Sky 121
Firework Stock 44
Flood Background
Barbed Stock
Wall 3
Texture 32 V2
Fire Textures

All other textures and stock are my own.


March 2010: 102 views


altered art, grunge, knitting, magpiemagic, male, photo manipulation, sybille sterk, tears, textures, unravelling

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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  • linaji
    linajiover 4 years ago

    So well done.. the tones are haunting and yet.. the light still shines

  • Thank you so much Lina. :-) I am glad you like it. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Rhonda Strickland
    Rhonda Stricklandover 4 years ago

    Instant favorite. . . this image and the words – perfection!!

  • Thank you so much Rhonda. :-) I’ve been trying hard this time. Even had to do some knitting to achieve perfection. LOL xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • linskudd
    linskuddover 4 years ago

    Love both the poem and image.Fantastic.

  • Thank you so much for your comments and faves. Greatly appreciated. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 4 years ago

    Stunning work Sybille :o)

  • Thank you so much Kira. :-) I am glad you like it. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • chitrali
    chitraliover 4 years ago

    gorgeous!!…love the tones, the lights,the whole lot…:):)…beautiful Sybille!..:)..xx chitrali

  • :-) Thank you so much for the lovely comment Chitrali. It means a lot. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 4 years ago

  • Thank you Francis. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Rafferty-Evans
    Rafferty-Evansover 4 years ago

    Wow, now looking a the textures list this took some blending! Beautiful textures

  • Thank you Lee-Anne. :-) It was less of a problem than some of the images I’ve worked on. LOL

    – Sybille Sterk

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 4 years ago

    “Ofttimes the test of courage become rather to live than to die.”
    Conti Vittorio Alfieri

    Excellent!!!!, Bill

  • Thank you so much Bill. The quote fits perfectly. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 4 years ago

    great work,

  • Thank you so much Scott. Glad you like. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • anisja
    anisjaover 4 years ago

    Nicely done.

  • Thank you so much. It was great fun combining lots of different things into one painting. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

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