Friday, 6 March 2009

Fantasy Friday BLD No. 7





































22 comments:

Aleksandra said...

Halo lieve Renee,means in dutch,halo dear Renee,just one soft,tender hug,I am a bit tired,have to go to sleap a little,have a fantastiek weekend,love Sanedra Im of......

Lizzy Frizzfrock said...

The fantasy "foto" in the middle could be me with my Teddy for support & my knife at the ready I am a Dragon Slayer!

Audrey said...

OMG! It took me awhile with the first little person. Initially, I noticed her sadness. After 10 minutes (!!!) I noticed the left arm. She is so beautiful.
And the last one...took me another 10 minutes to realize that little tiny men were making little tiny boats for the child.

I like Fantasy Fridays!
Big hugs,
xoxoxo

Shelly said...

Beautiful artwork, a little melancholy, the middle girl standing strait and tall seems to be the only one with some fight in her. I have days when I am all three:
B) I’m sad because of something and it isn’t the obvious (I love my mechanical arm)
L) I’m like “screw you, if we must – come on then and fight”
D) I can’t relate to my surroundings and my surrounding can’t relate to me.

Sarah said...

I guess it's not suprising that I see childern being threatened here - all three. Emotional, physical. I will say the first one I found the most facinating. Fox did too!! That all of the living things were in glass but her - everything else was robotic - was she being transformed by these "Bees"? Hmmmmm disturbing - all three.
How are you feeling hon?? You are in my thoughts hon. Love, Sarah

Renee said...

Holy fuck Shelly. You are amazing and brilliant.

Wow. I didn't know all those things but every single one was completely right for me. Every one, now if only I had thought of them myself. (Maybe I did when the called my name for the BLD).

Love you. Renee

Shelly said...

The apple doesn't fall far from the sister tree ... xoxxo

Sarah said...

So very true Renee!! Your Friday Fantasy has become a Friday gathering of Sullivan's. Each Friday Jim, Fox and I mull over each picture - the big view. We spend a great deal of time checking out the details and discussing what they might mean & how they make us feel. Jim missed today - Guard duty early. So Fox and I enjoyed them together. I will post his colored pic later today!!! Love, Sarah

Patti said...

Wow. I'm going to have to sit with this art for a while...
amazing. Thanks for visiting my blog.
take care today. p

studio lolo said...

I love Fantasy Fridays too!

The top one is stunningly disturbing~does that sound right? I feel as though she's leaving her body. A sort of dying process. I like the bees because I feel they're tending to her and making sure she makes the transition to the next phase. She's clutching her little bouquet as if in a casket. The only "live" things are in glass-like terrariums. And that fact that it's painted in grey tones makes it all the more interesting and powerful.

The second one reminds me of an illustration I did a million years ago. My character is offering a piece of her birthday cake to monsters behind a wall. I called it "sharing my dream with my nightmares." It shows the monsters being more afraid of me than I was of them.

The third one is like life in a sewer or undergound world. Those worm-like creatures that inhabit the brown murky waters seem curious about their visitor, yet I feel like they don't want to harm her. I can feel the dankness of the place. I can even hear a constant drip drip drip somewhere in the distance. I would feel the need to get the hell out of there!

Great choices this week my dear.
I hope your Friday is full of good fantasies ;)

love love,
Lolo

Michelle said...

Its too early for me.....I will come back and look again later. -:0)

I left you something at my place.

Ces said...

These are all wonderful illustrations!

Every Photo Tells A Story said...

Hello, Renee:) This is Friday, my brain-dead day after working all week. So, I will just say that you have great taste in art. And, your selections are as fascinating as you are.

I wish you a wonderful weekend!

Love ya,

Nancy xoxoxo

Bella Sinclair said...

Ok. Forgive me, Renee. I guess I'm a little perverted.

Or a lot perverted.

I'm thankful that these dragons and...shell-less turtles have two eyes. If they only had one, it would be more suggestive than it already is. I blame Ces. (Ces, darn you!) She's been talking to me this week about a dream she had when she had to medically examine 250 military recruits and then had a dream about their marching...bits. :D

The top picture is beautiful and haunting.

lakeviewer said...

All your pictures are puzzles, commentaries. This child is tied down, posed and placed with her mechanical smile and mechanical arm to sit there and present the flowers in a 'studied' pose of melancholy acceptance, a self turned mechanical.

Lisa said...

oh renee- i AM that girl in the middle !!!

Ces said...

Renee, it was not a dream, I tell you, more like a nightmare! It took me a long time to tell people I had that dream for fear of being called a pervert! See ! Bella thinks it's perverted. So I am the pervert. NOT! I was traumatized and had to release the trauma somehow. I can't imagine drawing those marching bits.

Linda Sue said...

Such awesomely cool finds! Huanting, disturbing- LOVE them! You are a great little finder!!!

Ziongirl said...

Oh Renee,

The middle picture is all about me!! My only fear in this life has been "SNAKES". Last summer I had 3in my house. Yep, you heard that right. I have always prayed daily and I always include the word "courage". Give me courage. Wow.....did that come in handy. Non poisonous, but still. I immediately went up to visit the park rangers and we have given it a name. A western ground snake. Anyway to make a long story short I struggle with summer here in the canyon. I had a hotel guest who is a shamman (sp ?) and he had quite a very interesting take on it.

Angela Harris said...

That first photo is AMAZING! Art is so helpful in hard times. I've heard that people really want people to know how they are feeling which is why I think when I'm sad or in a certain mood you can quickly fill your surroundings with people (artwork) that understands. f

My Journey to Hope said...

Thanks for your sweet comments on my blog. Yes, the photo is of me & my kiddos almost 2 years ago.

I love the images you posted, especially the first one. They tell a story, and you have to look closely to see things. Did you create these, or where did you find them?

-Michelle

BT said...

I love the artwork here. It is like a wonderful book of fairy stories. Beautiful.