Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Three Muses Challenge- say it with music


I have a long standing love for jazzy blues--there is something about the sound of a jazz sax and the voice of a great singer playing with down and out blues that touches the deep places of the heart and mind. One of my most favorite pieces begins..."my momma done told me..." and ends with "...the blues in the night". It has been sung by such immortals as Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra.

With thanks to Textures for Layers and Shabby Chic for the background textures. The main image I found on Google, and embellished with filters, blending modes and PS brushes.

16 comments:

  1. Ah, I love this song too - not to mention the immortal Miss Ella and, of course, Frank Sinatra. I love your artpiece which is so beautifully and lovingly designed. Seriously great work!!

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  2. oh what a neat piece....lovely shades of blue!!!

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  3. The mood of this piece and the colours fit the text just perfectly. Gorgeous work!

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  4. A beautiful moody piece Linda- you have really captured the essence and body language of a sax player. My son is a professional sax player in San Francisco and we love the artistry and unpretentiousness of jazz. Your art piece speaks to this!

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  5. I can hear the deep, rich tones of Ella Fitzgerald this minute! This is a beautiful tribute to the blues, Linda. Well done!

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  6. How cool, fantastic take on this theme.

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  7. One of my fave songs too! This is lovely and 'bluesy', wonderful work.
    Hugs xx

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  8. Ah the blues...and such a beautiful blue too. Linda this is a very cool and awesome interpretation of the theme...good job.

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  9. A beautiful, moody piece with great depth, Linda.

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  10. I remember that song, Linda. You've done a fantastic job in illustrating it with this gorgeous art.

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  11. Your collage makes me think of Moms Mabley. How in the world could I think of her? I'm not that old. Maybe it was your picture to the side "Everything old is new again."

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  12. Wonderful image Linda! I love Ella Fitzgerald's version of that song.

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  13. Its a terrific piece, love it. Annette

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