Coming Up For Air

Challenge No. 44 - Debbe's Pick: PAIN

 

Pain: ache, affliction, agony, anguish, despondency, discomfort, distress, grief, heartache, hurt, illness, martydom, misery, sadness, shock, strain, suffering, torment, torture, wretchedness.

 

Take your pick. We all have pain, we all have sorrow. But, without pain to hollow your heart, there would be no room for joy. This I believe.

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=JR0NZqu6igg Bill Withers

 

Vintage photo from my collection, duplicated and resized a few times. While this is not a selfie, I have used this same photo in other work to represent me.

 

Texture "In The Dark" from my Textures to Share set

A fill layer of e4e5d7 set to soft light and opacity adjusted for more light in the image.

An amazing texture from Mariana Armata: Mirror of a Rainy Day: www.flickr.com/photos/marianna_armata/6894353722/in/photo... Without her generosity in sharing her work, this image would not be what it is.

 

 

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Taken on April 24, 2012