Sunday, July 31, 2011

Take A Word Challenge - Song

17 comments:

  1. I like your song and love the picture. Great background too. Hugs xx

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  2. This is awesome Bill...and what a wonderful song choice beautiful & touching!!!

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  3. Nice job, love the layers. :o) Sue

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  4. I love the old Stephen Foster songs. Your collage is wonderful, Bill. I love the use of rich textures and tinting. A fantastic style.
    (The Swan River runs through my home town in Western Australia. It is named for the black swans which are native to this region)
    PS - Saw your note about organising elements. I make folders for each designer and file all their elements under their name. This makes giving credits easy. It is also a good idea to have a folder for favourite backgrounds and/or elements that you can go back to easily time after time.

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  5. What fabulous effects in your background, Bill, I see you are enjoying your retirement creating lots of interesting art!!

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  6. The Suwanee River rises from the Okefenokee Swamp and rambles down through Florida to the Gulf of Mexico. After visiting Foster's home in Bardstown, Ky., which is beautiful country, I wondered what fascination the Suwanee held for him. Wish we could talk to him about it! Anyway, I love your illustration and I love the song.

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  7. What a great choice, Bill. I am singing along!! Haven't heard that one for many a year. Beautiful artwork as well! p.s. your Marilyn is gorgeous as well.

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  8. Love the layers and what a great song choice!
    ~AJ

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  9. Bill, you have done this song proud. Such rich textures and blended layers makes me try to peer into the scene to see more. Gorgeous, my friend.

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  10. You Tube is doing overtime this challenge because I want to watch all the songs.
    Your song reminds me a little at the folk Cajun music style but thats probably because of the banjo :)
    I liked it Bill and your piece is Fab !!

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  11. Us old folks gotta stick together, Bill! Hahaha

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  12. I love all the layering and texture - which I was there instead of her!

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  13. Great piece, Bill. I grew up singing this song although I'm sure I didn't know where the Swanee River was at that time.

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  14. Great layering of images and background in this piece.

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  15. Beautiful image and words, a little melancholic ... though I think it would look more eye-soothing without the background text : )

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  16. I love it!!!
    and you reminded me of a song I always liked but forgot!!
    Also, marilyn is really lovely!

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