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  • Vesna *
    Vesna *about 4 years ago

    i adore this purple sky and fairytalelike curled branches and a pensive boy and a glow…and the stars and the grass…wow!

  • He he thanks very much Vesna. This was great fun doing this and I don’t think it will be the last

    – Purplecactus

  • knightingail
    knightingailabout 4 years ago

    really love this!

  • Thanks very much indeed

    – Purplecactus

  • Wendy J. St. Christopher
    Wendy J. St. C...about 4 years ago

    I can almost feel the story unfolding in my head as I look at this. Magical!

  • Thats fantastic. I am chuffed t bits that my work could set your minds wheels in motion. I could ask for nothing better

    – Purplecactus

    JUSTARTabout 4 years ago

    fab work

  • Thanks Sylvia

    – Purplecactus

  • Softly
    Softlyabout 4 years ago

    I LOVE THIS! What a great story I have brewing in my mind after viewing this :)

  • Thanks so much. Somebody else also said it got a story going in their head. I can’t think of a better compliment

    – Purplecactus

  • duncandragon
    duncandragonabout 4 years ago

    Great work!

  • Thanks a lot

    – Purplecactus

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMabout 4 years ago

    OOhhh, Purple, I just love, love, love this. Everything about it is so happy and lovely. The colours are delicious, the swirly tree a whimsical delight and the stars just make it perrrrrfect. Can’t wait to see more of these. :-) x

  • I’m glad you like it :o) There is another one on the way…

    – Purplecactus

  • JodieT
    JodieTabout 4 years ago

    This is beautiful – do more, do more, do more, do more! I want to hook a wish onto one of those curly branches and sit there until it comes true.

  • Thanks so much Jodie. I am working on another one at the mo, so keep your eyes peeled :o)

    – Purplecactus

  • barbarajm
    barbarajmabout 4 years ago

    Very fairytale. Love it :)

  • Thanks Barb. A bit of a departure for me but I really enjoyed making it

    – Purplecactus

  • the-novice
    the-novicealmost 4 years ago

    This would make an excellent story book cover! sighs If I was a writer/publisher, I might have just contacted you ;P

  • So glad you like it :o)

    – Purplecactus

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