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The Unexpected Journey... by Karen  Helgesen

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Images Used:
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Poppy: LINK
Spacecraft: LINK
Girl: LINK
Gate: LINK
Penguin: LINK


  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesen9 months ago

    “Life is not about searching for the things that could be found. It’s about letting the unexpected happen. And finding things you never searched for.” ~ Abhishek Tiwari

  • shadowlea
    shadowlea9 months ago

    beautiful work……like your thoughts with this

  • Thank you very much! So appreciate your comments!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Alison Gilbert
    Alison Gilbert9 months ago

    So true! That’s where most of the magic seems to lie I think!! (This is my 3rd poppy image in a row in my faves by the way). This is a wonderful image (again)!! This looks like it may be an analogy … you and your new little grandson? I see “she” has a gift for him behind her back. Is it a fish, or a wonderful Grandma?? :)))

  • I love the way you look at things, Ali! And…I am going to say, “Yes! That is the New Grandma” ( at least for the fourth time!)…in this piece! Sam was an unexpected baby….Kelly ( mommy) is 36 and did NOT expect this little bundle…nor, did i! Thank you so much for the wonderful insightful comment!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsy9 months ago

  • Thank you very much for the feature!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • John44
    John449 months ago

    How beautiful this is!

  • Thank you so much, John!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jackson9 months ago

    A journey into the unknown, how wonderful, love the giant poppies and the big present you have for that cute penguin, wonderful work of art, I do love that wind-up rocket :o)x

  • Thank you very much for the lovely comment, Josie! I love Poppies…and penguins!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodensted9 months ago

    03-31-14 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • Thank you very much, Kira, for the feature!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Berns
    Berns9 months ago

    another magical piece

  • Thank you so much, Berns!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • andy551
    andy5519 months ago

    A stunning image, so beautiful

  • Thank you so much, Andy!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Vitta
    Vitta9 months ago

    Amazing piece, Karen!!!

  • Thank you very much, Vitta!

    – Karen Helgesen

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