The Dream Lord's Gift - Illustration by Sybille Sterk


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Illustration for my poem of the same name, The Dream Lord’s Gift



Model 1
TWS_1 by AttempteStock

Model 2
yellow 4 by rammkitty-stock

Rugged Male Hand Extended by FantasyStock
Butterfly 3 by Sammykaye1sStamps
Veil Stock Package 2 by almudena-stock
and more birds by mimose-stock
Whitby Abbey Ruins 3 by FoxStox
cathedral by bloodydawn
Remnant by Elandria
Fingers to the Sky by Elandria
The moon crescent image is no longer available on DA, but it was downloaded from Stormpenguin-Stock.

Backgrounds and Textures
field 5 by F3rd4
Darkness Descends by Book-of-Light-Stock
Sky 46 by Sed-rah-Stock
Mixed Sets 1 & 2 by Shadowhouse

Hair brush set by para-vine

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



dream lord, morpheus, photo manipulation, altered art, butterfly, blue, yellow, hand, castle, discordia, dream, dreams, 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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  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellover 3 years ago

    wow Sybille,
    haunting and a story all by itself….
    how moving your art is xxx

  • Thank you so much Lisa. :-) It means such a lot to ‘see’ you saying that. :-) xoxo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Cabisha
    Cabishaover 3 years ago

    Very tender, warm and beautiful work Sybille
    FAV for me !!

  • Thank you so much Cabisha. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • michellerena
    michellerenaover 3 years ago

    Fantastic image and poem, worthy of a book

  • Thank you so much Michelle. :-) xoxo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Andrew Paranavitana
    Andrew Paranav...over 3 years ago

    Wonderful work Sybille, the mood here is so strong!

  • Thank you so much Parmi. It was incredibly difficult to find the right stock image for the girl lying in the hand… :-) xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Terrie Taylor
    Terrie Taylorover 3 years ago

    Superb work… I can see already I am really going to enjoy looking at your porfolio

  • Thank you so much Terrie. :-) What a lovely thing to say. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorover 3 years ago

    Amazing work Sybille!! :)

  • Thank you so much Keith! :-) Much appreciated. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 3 years ago

    April 26th, 2011
    ► See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges

  • Thank you so much Mary! :-) Greatly apprecited. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Donna Ingham
    Donna Inghamover 3 years ago

  • Thank you so much Donna! :-) Greatly appreciated. :-) xoxo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Jacqueline Ison
    Jacqueline Isonover 3 years ago

    27 April 2011 congrats…wonderful work!!

  • Thank you so much Jacqueline! :-) Greatly aprpeciated. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooover 3 years ago

    beautiful and haunting

  • Thank you so much Boo. :-) The dream itself was a really positive experience. It’s amazing what you remember in dreams and how it allows you to see it from different perspectives. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

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