“A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Original image is a vintage etching photographed at Mountain Moon Emporium, Grahmsville, New York, USA. The image was repaired digitally for minor flaws, color enhanced. Filters, effects, and textures were added. Composed in Photoshop.
Textures courtesy of Shadowhouse Creations and Lanabem-Anna


men, gatherings, vintage, composites, manipulations

“Sing like no one’s listening,
love like you’ve never been hurt,
dance like nobody’s watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.”
~Mark Twain

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  • Donna19
    Donna19over 2 years ago

    I wasn’t familiar with this quote. I like it very much. Thoughtful and your image is perfect with it.

  • Thank you so much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 2 years ago

    Great restoration work, Guess this was the local bar (:>)

  • I guess it was a tavern of sorts…not sure!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandover 2 years ago


  • Thanks!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 2 years ago

    06-01-12 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • Thank you so much for this feature, an honor for sure!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 2 years ago

    stunning work Pamela!

  • Thanks Charmiene!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • andy551
    andy551over 2 years ago

    Splendid artwork!

  • Thank you Andy!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Denise Abé
    Denise Abéover 2 years ago

    great work :) xxx

  • Thank you much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 2 years ago

    Love the title, quote and editing! Vintage images are so intriguing!

  • Thank you kindly Angie!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynover 2 years ago


  • Thank you!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • MidnightMelody
    MidnightMelodyover 2 years ago

    Birds of a feather flock together, as the saying goes! Lovely piece of artwork! A very intimate feel to it!

  • Thank you much!

    – Pamela Phelps

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