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Textured Text: Page of Contemplation

Page of Contemplation

Tuesday’s Textured Text has arrived.  Gaze & study this Page of Contemplation. Let your mind be guided by symbol & association. Delve deeply, explore,….. and ask yourself who is that funny  man in the upper left hand corner of the page.

***** For those of you who are interested in image processing, here is a bit of an explanation. The images of the little man, the Buddha, the dragonfly, the wheel, and the mushroom  were all photographs or parts of other photograph compositions that I have taken. The little man  and the dragonfly were modified as separate layers so that  they became line drawing with the blended background colour. The little man is actually a Christmas tree ornament ( a much beloved cinema comedian) . The background was created using scans & photos of books and paper in combination with textures I have created. Enjoy the day !

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8 responses

  1. So…who’s on first?
    I dunno…

    September 19, 2013 at 9:47 am

    • elmediat

      Good guess, but its soitenly not who. Nyuk, Nyuk. 😀

      September 19, 2013 at 9:55 am

      • Really? It is one of the three?

        September 19, 2013 at 10:57 am

      • elmediat

        Yes. The figurine of Curly is done up in a golf outfit that was from Three Little Beers.

        September 19, 2013 at 11:25 am

  2. You do some amazing things with those paper scans (reminds me of something ‘wooden’ here… or a handmade paper…)
    🙂

    September 19, 2013 at 10:20 am

    • elmediat

      Thanks very much. I was trying to emulate old wood block book prints and suggest layered aged material/mixed media.

      September 19, 2013 at 11:06 am

  3. leecleland

    An amazing conglomeration of layers and effects. Just when I think I’m beginning to understand a bit of how you do things you go and throw in something like this. Thanks for the explanation and ideas.

    September 19, 2013 at 9:19 pm

    • elmediat

      Thanks very much. Glad to share a bit of info whenever I can. 🙂

      September 19, 2013 at 9:33 pm

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