The aexion Mandelbulberer
fractal landscape and weathered flagstone texture are mine, the model is one of `mjranum-stock
fine captures Magenta - 4
. I'd love to complement her myself but her hyperlink seems to be broken. I'll do the diligence and find her new digital abode right now.
I nearly chose a nude to slip effortlessly into this curving surreal landscape but the claret colouring of the dress tipped my hand in this direction. I hope my digital manipulations are not so subtle as to go unnoticed. It is far too easy to simply sink into the landscape, however passing strange it currently is.
Clarity and certainty are things I feel I have lost. Life was simpler when I believed that vengeance belonged to God, it meant that I could sit on my well cushioned ass and think nothing of it. But the world is changing SO FAST issues are melding and fusing together and at the forefront of my mind is the environment, how location location location in marketing terms is in fact here, right now, this place, where no one is willing to tell you that you are living your life to the detriment of others. Where living on the Edge means giving up your luxurious space and switching off the air conditioning.
I'm not exempt, I can't imagine a world without coal powered energy coursing through the colossal calculator I process my images on. I do not have any answers, nor clear path forward. Just a very shaky feeling that I'm kneeling on dangerous ground. I'm in deep thought and earnest prayer; yet still not doing a damned thing.
Honourable mentions go to gimp.org
for ace open source image manipulation software and ~KrzysztofMarczak