And I find it kinda funny, I find it kinda sad, The dreams in which I’m dying are the best I’ve ever had, I find it hard to tell you, I find it hard to take, When people run in circles, It’s a very, very mad world, mad world.
This started out as a finger exercise to try and get my motivation going. This piece is particularly poignant to me right now. Being disabled and suffering from chronic pain, this piece is rather personal. The butterfly signifies my disease of chronic pain trying to break free. The colours of red and yellow signify just some of the pain that I have to endure every day. The words of the song, Mad World, are very significant.
Under the Hood
This image was created from all the images shown below, and it’s impossible to do my usual before and after shots. Each of the images were laid on top of each other on it’s own layer in Photoshop, not in the order they’re shown here. I then manipulated each of the images in turn, adding various blending modes, masking out parts, painting with light, adding colour casts and a lot more!