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I had hoped to write an accompanying short story as the piece feels like a storybook image but the words just won’t come. I wouldn’t call it writers’ block so much as my mind being chock-full of other stories waiting to be told!

I used a window scene from The Graphics Fairy with a texture from 2 Lil’ Owls.

Waiting for the Dawn Postage Stamp
Waiting for the Dawn Postage Stamp by FirstNightDesign

“We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves.”
Leonora Carrington

“Dawn was breaking over the horizon, shell pink and faintly gold…”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Available at the following galleries:
Zazzle US
Zazzle UK
Fine Art America [14 fulfillment centers in 5 countries]
Saatchi Art

Take care and keep laughing!


carringtonOn the 6th of April 1917, the Surrealist painter Leonora Carrington was born in Clayton-le-Woods, Lancashire, England. The artist and writer lived most of her adult life in Mexico City, and was one…

Source: Surreal Memories: Leonora Carrington’s Trip Down Below | A R T L▼R K


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