Sunday, September 30, 2012

Take a Word - Manuscript

Thank you, Sim, for introducing me to the term palimpsest, which I had not heard before.   My manuscript is a letter written by Galileo in 1609, so it seemed only proper to include a likeness of Galileo and some heavenly bodies to accompany it.   All googled.  

24 comments:

  1. Beautifully layered! I'm loving this challenge!

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  2. Wonderful rich layers Bev- a handsome design. Would make a wonderful poster or artwork for a planetarium exhibit. Love this!

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  3. This is beautiful and your layering made his face so impressive!

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  4. Great rich colours and blending, well done

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  5. Wowie, wow, wow, wow!! Bev, your Muse is alive and kicking and taking you to even higher limits. This is a masterpiece in my book. FABULOUS.

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  6. Beautiful ...I love your layers ! I have yet to learn that.

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  7. WOW very impressive, love how you combined this fabulous art work!

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  8. It all goes sooooo well, Bev! Great work!

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  9. Oh I love the layering on this Bev it is extraordinary! Awesome job!

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  10. Wouaouh Bev!
    Strong artwork! Great idea! Powerful sense of composition; and I adore the way you put a planet under his forehead! :)
    Well done dear friend!

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  11. great combination of elements, really special!!

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  12. Bravo Bev pour votre choix de Galilée pour illustrer ce challenge l'ensemble est très réussi ! amicalement Mary.kg

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  13. Wopwee! A really fabulous piece Bev! xx

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  14. beautiful example I just love the face blended in, why do men show more of a character in the face than woman

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  15. Oh my, Bev, this is beautiful art! I love what you did here.xx

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  16. Beautiful and beautifully composed.

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  17. Excellent layering and composition, Bev, whilst Galileo himself seems to shine out of your piece. May I say you have excelled yourself, my friend.

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  18. Love the different layers, Bev. This is gorgeous.

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  19. Beautiful! I love the way the planets seem to shimmer against the manuscript.

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  20. Everything fits so perfect together, so beautiful.
    Anni

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  21. What a great concept beautifully done

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  22. Wow, Bev this is a stunner, you've certainly captured 'palimpsest' to a T here!

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  23. You are s o creative- This is once again great.

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