Just for Kira… :-)

I made a few edits to allow the image to work without the triptych frame.

Inspired by the Beatles Song ‘Lady Madonna’, especially those two lines:

“Lady Madonna, lying on the bed,
Listening to the music playing in her head.”

The song referenced in the window above the sofa is of course Octopus’s Garden. :-)

This image took three days (!) because it fought me every step of the way and went through some radical changes during the process. LOL



Model 1
February Package II by Eirian-stock

Model 2
Juniper by Tracie76Stock

Model 3
boy by buzillo-stock

Drapery Pack by lockstock
3 transparent PNG toy soldiers by AbsurdWordPreferred
gothika-stock116 by gothika-stock
Cherry Red 3 by Coin-Toss-Stock
Nightstock 863 by Nightstock
Frame by lillyfly06-stock
frame 11 by Meltys
Green Sofa by bean-stock
Arched Window by PhotoManipulator’s Group (Redbubble) on Flickr
tentacles2 by mysilentsky-stock
Sea World: Yellow Fish by Della-Stock
Bubbles 2 by Nystagmuz-stock

Backgrounds and Textures
Old style damask by chambertin
Silk Stock 1 by gild-a-stock
Rusty Scratches I by blacklacefigure
nemmy-stock45 by nemmy-stock
Dark Classic Texture Set by Shadowhouse
Scratch The Surface Texture Set by Shadhowhouse
Daguerreo Texture Set by Shadowhouse

Lace mix by NadinePau-stock
Water Photoshop Brushes by redheadstock

All other images/textures/stock/brushes my own.

MCN: C93QD-692U7-5WFQE


beatles, lady madonna, bed, children, octopuss garden, photo manipulation, altered art, grunge, magpiemagic, sybille sterk

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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  • Jennifer Rhoades
    Jennifer Rhoadesover 3 years ago

    I have to admit-I prefer this one without the seperation. Gorgeous work! And I do love The Beatles.

  • Thank you so much. I think they work both but on different levels… xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersover 3 years ago

    Fantastic work again Sybille, great song with it ! xoxo

  • Thank you so much Anna. :-) One of my all time Beatles favourite. xoxo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • olga  hutsul
    olga hutsulover 3 years ago

    Very captivating!!!

  • Thank you so much Olga. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeover 3 years ago

    Stunning, perfectly and yes, beautiful; I can consider quite long time:)
    Hugs from your warm heart rise any relationship.
    Best regards,

  • Thank you so much Sunny. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 3 years ago

    i prefer this too and great music love those guys @!Liz

  • Thank you so much Liz. :-) xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • ranjay
    ranjayover 3 years ago

    dear, fabulous shot!
    beautiful timing!!

  • Thank you so much, but I didn’t shoot this – it’s a photo manipulation from many,many pictures (see credits at the bottom of the description).

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Jen Waltmon
    Jen Waltmonover 3 years ago

    Dark, longing and beautiful, Sybille! :)

  • Thank you so much Jen. :-) Greatly appreciated. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Elorac
    Eloracover 3 years ago

    Very Beautiful. LOVE the colours.

  • Thank you so much. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • michellerena
    michellerenaover 3 years ago

    Fantastic work Sybille, I think it works both ways, I’m a fan of dips & trips

  • Thank you so much Michelle. I love them too. Would never have discovered them without the challenge. :-) xoxo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • BabyM2
    BabyM2over 3 years ago

    Always unique creative ..love the red shoes..

  • Thank you so much. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

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