Monday, July 22, 2013

Take a Word Challenge - Memories

My memories of my mother are misty.  She died when I was in my early teens, a very long time ago!  I was her sixth and youngest child, born when she was in her forties.  A big surprise I'm sure. The photo shows her at age 16.  I have coloured the old black and white photo from a family album, adding background and overlays (credit to Rosey Posey).

17 comments:

  1. I love this photo of your mum, Marie, and the soft pastels of her dress and the background are perfect. What a family treasure this is! It's just beautiful.

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  2. This is so beautifully done. I love the textures and the floral detailing. It is a lovely tribute.

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  3. Wow! I love the elaborate environment you've created for your beautiful mother's photograph. Blessings!

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  4. Coloured to perfection, Marie, an exquisite memory, lovely background, love it!
    Great challenge!

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  5. Love it so gentle, you have created that feel of lost in time.

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  6. This charming collage is a real treasure. Great work from you, Marie. Thank you for sharing your memories with us.

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  7. It's a beautiful photo of your mum and tinted to perfection Marie!
    You've created a lovely memory page. This is a great challenge. Thank you. xx

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  8. What a beautiful artwork you have made from this lovely photo, it's very sensitively done with the lovely blue shades and the white flowers and clever textural background.

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  9. Marie your Memories art is just exquisite. This needs to be printed and framed for posterity. What a gorgeous photo of a young woman! Your mother was so pretty. Your background and coloration work so beautifully with the image.

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  10. I love this picture of your Mother, Marie, and how you have recreated the mistiness of the years gone.

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  11. Marie your tribute to your beautiful mother is so wonderfully made, love the blue colors.
    Anni

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  12. This is a beautiful tribute to your mom.Adorable young lady she was!

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  13. what a beautiful tribute to your mother! that photograph is beautiful and your recolor work is so soft and ethereal.

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  14. Lovely, lovely image. The feeling of sweetness you convey through the combination of elements is touching.

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  15. Lovely, lovely image. The feeling of sweetness you convey through the combination of elements is touching.

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  16. I see you look like your Mom.
    A very pretty lady you are.

    Your Mother of course.

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