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Inspired by the song Spinning Away from the Cale & Eno album Wrong Way Up (1990).

Spinning Away

Up on a hill, as the day dissolves
With my pencil turning moments into line
High above in the violet sky
A silent silver plane – it draws a golden chain

One by one, all the stars appear
As the great winds of the planet spiral in
Spinning away, like the night sky at Arles
In the million insect storm, the constellations form

On a hill, under a raven sky
I have no idea exactly what I’ve drawn
Some kind of change, some kind of spinning away
With every single line moving further out in time

And now as the pale moon rides (in the stars)
Her form in my pale blue lines (in the stars)
And there, as the world rolls round (in the stars)
I draw, but the lines move round (in the stars)
There, as the great wheels blaze (in the stars)
I draw, but my drawing fades (in the stars)
And now, as the old sun dies (in the stars)
I draw, and the four winds sigh (in the stars)

~ Brian Eno ~

Digital grunge tempera.

Tech sspecs: Photoshop 7, Filter Forge, Arkvis Oils


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I have been a photographer for over 25 years, using both traditional and digital SLR equipment, with pictures published in print as well as in online publications and galleries. The digitally-composed works are created using a variety of software. If you enjoy my work, please spread the word, and thank you for stopping by.

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  • Conoro
    Conoroover 3 years ago

    This is just awesome Gina, one day when I have some money I will buy a print! It is really very beautiful, sort of how I imagine the Music of the Spheres to be :-) Bravo my talented friend oxox

  • I am so glad you appreciate my weirdness, dear Stanza…your words always inspire me to explore and expand my horizons. XOXO

    – RC deWinter

  • Ted Widen
    Ted Widenover 3 years ago

    Very cool Gina, I’m surprised Stanza hasn’t asked to paint it!

  • LOL…I’m not…she’s too kind to embarrass me. Merci!

    – RC deWinter

  • Kanchan Mahon
    Kanchan Mahonalmost 3 years ago

    The fates were working hard here, will they pull my thread next?

  • Which of us can know the workings of those sisters?

    – RC deWinter

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