This started off as a photograph of the flower stem of an aloe vera plant.


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Vanessa Barklay is RavenMadd, accomplished digital artist who has sold work on and off Red Bubble, lives in Far Nth Queensland, Australia – specializing in Fantasy, Mythology, History and Space inspired artworks.

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  • michellerena
    michellerenaover 3 years ago

    Nice effect Vanessa

  • Thanks so much Michelle, I can’t help myself, I’m having a creative burst! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 3 years ago

    Great layering work my friend…………;-))

  • Thanks steph!! I had not tried this texture before but loved the effect! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • rain-dogs
    rain-dogsover 3 years ago

    looks like a wonderful old oil painting ….
    youve got a nice style V………cheers and have a great day!!

  • Thank you so much mate, means alot! Glad you see that, the green is very ‘old paint on wooden doors colour’ if you ask me! Cheers back at you my friend! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    Wow you have done such lovely work to this image Vanessa, simply beautiful..

  • Thank you Andrea, the texture worked a treat to make it ‘pop’! Sometimes you get the most unexpected, pleasant suprises! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 3 years ago

    wonderful . . .

  • Thank you so much Lorilee!! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

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