See other images in the series below.

This is inspired by the wonderful model Jess Truscott and the song This is the Sea by The Waterboys. You can listen to it below.

I’ve always had a thing about the sea and water in general. :-) The sea always made me feel safe and free and I was always drawn to myths about the sea, especially the one about Tethys, Goddess of the Sea.

Red silk9 by faestock
Hair brush set by para-vine
Various textures from Shadowhouse

All other images/textures/brushes my own my own or bought.

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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  • AmbientKreation
    AmbientKreationalmost 3 years ago


  • Thanks so much. :-) Greatly appreciated. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Anthea  Slade
    Anthea Sladealmost 3 years ago

    This is outstanding and powerful artwork.I love the angle and the power in this beautiful work. Gorgeous red hair. Wonderful angle and perspective.

  • Thanks so much Anthea. :-) Greatly appreciated. I had so much fun with this. LOL xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMalmost 3 years ago

    wonderfully creative

  • Thanks so much Lisa. :-) Greatly appreciated. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • strawberries
    strawberriesalmost 3 years ago

    absolutly amazing! love it

  • Thanks so much Strawberries. :-) Greatly appreciated. xoxo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • vampvamp
    vampvampalmost 3 years ago

    bloody gorge!

  • Thanks so much Jacqui. :-) Greatly appreciated. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

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

    Never cease to amaze me! Excellent work, Sybille :)

  • Thanks so much Andrew. :-) Greatly appreciated. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • BasantSoni
    BasantSonialmost 3 years ago

    Magical impression of feelings in this work ..

  • Thanks so much Basant. :-) Greatly appreciated.

    – Sybille Sterk

  • linskudd
    linskuddalmost 3 years ago

    Totally amazing & fabulous work. Love the way you have the ‘sea’ flowing away like folded fabric. I agree – love the sea.

  • Thanks so much Lindsay. :-) Greatly appreciated. The sea is actually ‘manipulated’ onto the fabric that was there. Check out the stock image. :-) xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenalmost 3 years ago

    Whoa…..Superior work Sybille!!! Wonderfully created my friend :) xx

  • Thanks so much Carol. :-) Greatly appreciated. I had so much fun with this. xoxo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • linaji
    linajialmost 3 years ago

    Holy sea faring Soul Sybille.. this is incredible!

  • Thanks so much Linaji. :-) Greatly appreciated. xoxo

    – Sybille Sterk

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