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Uploaded: 05/20/17 10:30 AM GMT
Simple Pleasures - Sky Lantern
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This artwork won't start any fires or leave behind any litter. But it DOES make a great desktop wallpaper! Enjoy and thank you for looking. :)

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::corngrowth
05/20/17 10:42 AM GMT
Lisa, I initially thought that it was a balloon flying through the star spangled night, but at closer look I didn't see a basket with persons to enjoy this wonderful sky. Makes your narrative clear too, ☺ .
A fantastic (both meant literally and figuratively) creation with a high doses of artistry.
A great DT indeed! Thanks for that, my friend!
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::tigger3
05/20/17 11:03 AM GMT
This is a superb creative work, kudos Lisa. tigs=^..^=
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.Dunstickin
05/20/17 11:21 AM GMT
Lovely work Lisa...The thoughts that got me..was the journey of that lantern to the stars!....

Excellent composition and creativeness!
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::Ramad
05/20/17 1:04 PM GMT
Wonderful work - very well done with the lighting and colors.
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.GomekFlorida
05/20/17 3:44 PM GMT
Very creative and peaceful. Your photo make me smile.
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Long before the white man and long before the wheel, when the dark green forests were too silent to be real. Lightfoot 1967
::Starglow
05/20/17 11:47 PM GMT
Wonderful design and it does make a great desktop background.
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::questjester
05/21/17 2:29 PM GMT
Thank you, all! :)

C, in explanation of the narrative, sky lanterns are illegal in 29 of the 50 states in the U.S., because they can be a serious hazard. They are not, however, illegal where I currently live and I occasionally will see them floating by on a summer night (especially on the 4th of July).
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.bfrank
05/23/17 1:43 AM GMT
You got your art going Lisa. Reminiscent of the Oriental.
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Life's moments are sweet. I just want to capture all that I can of them.
.quickshot
05/23/17 3:20 PM GMT
I have commented three times on this shot and received an error code all three times about posting a comment more than every 20 seconds whatever they think that means.

Another stunner recommended to whomever is the Art Council and a solid fave for me.

P.S. I just copied this note in case I get the same error.
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::questjester
05/23/17 4:07 PM GMT
Special thanks to Dorothy for tenacious determination to post a comment ... {{Hugs}}. I routinely get that same overflow error when posting. I've just learned to click off the error and repeatedly continue trying to post until it takes (usually takes 2 or 3 attempts).
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.gr8fulted
06/02/17 3:21 PM GMT
Whoa!! For several seconds there I thought this might be a piece of work using Plotagraph or Flixel (give them several seconds to fully load on the web sites) piece because to my eyes the stars were moving behind the lantern for several seconds before my eyes focused...LOL...very nice work nonetheless.
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::questjester
06/02/17 10:39 PM GMT
@ gr8fulted - I have no clue what those programs are that you listed, but I'll check them out! :)
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::Vickid
06/13/17 11:37 AM GMT
WOW, this pushes all my buttons, this is simply sensational. I admire very much the simplicity, the lighting, the angle of the photo. The idea for this capture is so original and executed perfectly. Not only would this make a fantastic desktop, I would like an entire wall in my home with this on it! Big Time Favorite!!!!!!!!
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::questjester
06/13/17 12:50 AM GMT
Laughs ... Thank you, Vicki! I am so genuinely happy that you really like it.

Some pictures are a labor of love and this was one for me. I found the image very soothing while creating it. I could get lost in that night sky.
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::Nikoneer
07/06/17 3:57 AM GMT
It makes a solemn statement, with great color and style, without getting the police or fire department involved. You don't mind if a fellow artist keeps a copy for his desktop, do you? (I nicked a copy of Moon Dance, too [wink, wink].)

-Nik
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.galaxygirl1
10/28/17 3:17 AM GMT
Cool work!
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::ryzst
11/26/17 7:55 PM GMT
The simple joy of sending a flaming bag to land your neighbor's roof was never easier or more romantic. And it sure beats ringing the doorbell and leaving the burning mess on their porch, beloved classic that it is. Adding a deuce to the flaming bag only adds to the comedy, but it's hard to launch with just a candle. So kudos for keeping it simple, this is one WMD everybody can share together.
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::questjester
11/29/17 12:17 AM GMT
lol ... Bah! Pragmatic pessimist!

Where's your sense of romance? Where's your sense of adventure? Where's your fire extinguisher?
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::ryzst
11/29/17 2:57 AM GMT
And the glass is always half empty too. A more romantic moment for me would have the candle as a centerpiece in a dinner for two, champagne on ice and thick filet mignon cuts ready for grilling. Except, someone two streets over launched one of these paper bag bombs and burned my house down. o_O
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There are more things in heaven and earth, than are dreamt of in your philosophy. W.S.
::questjester
11/29/17 4:20 AM GMT
Seriously?! Geez, I'm sorry! That would make anyone half empty.

I do agree with you, Russ. I consider it irresponsible to release uncontrolled, unsupervised fire into the environment. I have only drawn sky lanterns. Never launched 'em.

Hence my disclaimer in the (above) drawing description, that the DRAWING won't cause fires or litter.

I'm more of a fire pit kinda girl.
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::ryzst
11/29/17 6:26 AM GMT
Do you mean a disclaimer like the tag on your Supergirl pajamas?

The one that says they do not allow you to fly? Go ahead, read it.
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There are more things in heaven and earth, than are dreamt of in your philosophy. W.S.
::questjester
11/29/17 9:24 AM GMT
Pajamas?
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