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Freedom - The Carousel 2

By annewipf
My first DD, thank you!

I CERTIFY THAT ALL THE RESOURCES USED IN THIS PICTURE ARE VALID AND ALLOWED FOR BEING USED INTO A PHOTOMANIPULATION

My old picture Freedom - The carousel by annewipf recreated 6 years later.

Black and white version available here:

Stock used:

  Winter dreams by feainne-stock :iconfeainne-stock:
Fjord cross 5 by Colourize-Stock  Itz 107 by Colourize-Stock  Grey Mare 13 by Colourize-Stock :iconcolourize-stock:
BG Snow And Sun by Eirian-stock :iconeirian-stock:
Moon Brushes :iconfantasybrushes:

Carousel purchased: fr.123rf.com/photo_401854_merr… Adam Rauso

Thanks to everybody.
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© 2015 - 2021 annewipf
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I would love to have this image in a print. How can I get that?

frncheez's avatar

Love the originality...and the work of course.

SPEARHARD's avatar

like, a daydream fueled by the freshest of barley oats & the smell of fresh grass melting the bonds of the carousel.... ' the call of the wild'

In love with this! New to page. Can you buy prints?

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Marcresus's avatar

Great concept in here !

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This is absolutely stunning!:heart:

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:star::star::star::star::star-half: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Originality
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Technique
:star::star::star::star::star: Impact

The moment I came across this piece, I immediately fell in love with it! It's beautiful, graceful, and inspired. As I compared this to your older version, I can see so much improvement! There are such elaborate details, and you can see the flow of transition between each horse as it gets further away flawlessly. I also love the contrast between the bright, bold colors of the carousal and the soft, natural tones of the snow. The blur on the outer edges of the piece creates a dreamy look, giving a perfect touch to its theme.

The ONE thing I noticed after studying this piece for a while (I mean... look at it, you should be proud) was that perhaps you could have added the reflections of light from the carousal on the nearby branches and trunk of the tree. Maybe even small highlights on the rocks in the background. A very small detail, but it could have made the transition between the left and right side of the piece just a bit smoother.

Otherwise, I think this is very original and beautiful! <img src="e.deviantart.net/emoticons/b/b…" width="15" height="15" alt=":D" data-embed-type="emoticon" data-embed-id="366" title=":D (Big Grin)"/> And congrats on the Daily Deviation. It's well-deserved!
annewipf's avatar
Thank you for this lovely critique :hug:
LaVilArt's avatar
You are very welcome!! I thought this was gorgeous! Love  Plus, I love horses, so you definitely hit the spot on this one :squee: 
Syrenne's avatar

This sets the heart free :)

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This looks so fantastic!

Marcresus's avatar

Really clever photomanipulation !

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Gold cup Recipient annewipf by Emerald-Thrakena

This gold cup award is presented to annewipf by the Digital Freeway Group and AAI review panel for the deviation "Freedom " for the artist's outstanding  concept, theme, visual appeal , creative and skillful  use of the artist's digital medium and resources .   

Congratulations Anne from all of us at the group.

Freedom has been placed on display in our gold cup gallery slideshow on the groups home page.
Your award points have been sent to your DA user ID account. You may view the larger version of your award by clicking on the thumbnail.

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annewipf's avatar
Thank you for the award and for the points :hug:
Emerald-Thrakena's avatar
Your so very welcome Anne :hug: I will pass on your thank you to the review board :rose:
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Blue Ribbon by Emerald-Thrakena
This blue Ribbon Award is given to  annewif from the Digital freeway group for the deviation" Freedom" for the artist's  outstanding creativity, concept, originality and use of the artists digital tools.
It has been showcased on the groups blue Ribbon slideshow on the group's home page
Award points will be sent to the artist's DA user account.

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Emerald-Thrakena's avatar
I collect carousels and immediately fell in love with this.
I feel it definitely has a very fantasy atmosphere and beautifully done,
I think it has a wonderful concept and theme also. 
The image fits the title perfectly.
 My concept of this is I believe everyone can relate to the times when a person feel restraints in their life and  feel they are going around in circles not going anywhere and want to break free to change their life for the better.

Thank you so much for accepting my request for this wonderful photo-manipulation to the group.

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