Real to Surreal

© Robert S. Grauer

Real to Surreal

Uploaded: October 17, 2007 20:18:01


Reworked and re-entered, curves adjusted.


Chuck Bruton level-deluxe October 17, 2007

Really a neat colorful image. Nice lines and curves! #764422

Yuntao Liu October 17, 2007

I agree with Chuck! Well done Robert! Yuntao #4941967

Joan Powell October 17, 2007

Excellent piece of art work !!! #4942103

Janice Mezzacappa October 18, 2007

I love the colors and the way it flows, really unique! #4946363

Jennifer L. Alder October 18, 2007

AWESOME perspective, color, and lines, Rob!!

:) #4946749

Robert S. Grauer October 19, 2007

Thanks everybody. This is a combination of 2 images. The film reel was on top of a movie theater in Pompano Beach before the 2004-5 hurricane seasons. Not sure if Francis, Jeanne or Wilma knocked it down. The sky was added and zoom blur applied to sky. Color and saturation of both layers was also applied before layers were combined. #4949426

Marta J. Baldwin October 22, 2007

Wow Robert...This is really great! Wonderful color and effect. You should post it on the SSS Club page. #4959363

Steve M. Harrington October 22, 2007

This rework is nicely done, Bob. The image really pops now. Is that purple streak all that's left of a squashed troll? (Wishful thinking!) :)
Steve #4962241

Crystal L. Craig October 22, 2007

Nice rework Robert! I liked the previous one as well :) Glad you uploaded it into the club area!

Steve ... you're terrible. Just terrible. #4964259

Steve M. Harrington October 23, 2007

You're too kind, Crystal. I see the puple bear has come out of hibernation...wince! #4967448

David Pratt October 23, 2007

Fantastic Robert! #4968961

Robert S. Grauer November 03, 2007

Thanks David, oh and by the way nice new "red sucks" mini pic. Just wait till next year. It won't be deja vu all over again. #5022909

December 11, 2007

Wow - I really, REALLY appreciate your comment - some people don't realize that others learn nothing from simply stating the word 'nice' or 'good job' or 'cool picture' - I was very informed and I'm glad you commented - on this, what program did you use?? I really like the color (which I assume you enhanced) and the beautiful curves. This picture is very bright and cheery -thanks for posting!! #5196572

Robert S. Grauer December 11, 2007

Kaitlin, this is a combination of two images. Both were altered, the film reel was originally red on the edges. Hue and saturation changed. The sky was created with the radial blur in zoom mode and saturation was increased. Layers then flattened. All work was done in Photoshop. #5197038

April 10, 2008

fabulous image. I love that word -- sorry. I once had this wild looking woman look at my work and respond, "Your vork is fobulous" She said it just like that. So I use the word every time I see a really great piece of art. :) #5770508

Patricia A. Stalter April 10, 2008

I can't say enough about this... Smashing will have to do! #5770655

Aggie Villanueva April 11, 2008

A true abstract. Not overdone as so many abstracts tend towards. I like your light touch with the surreal. #5774332

Irene Colling level-classic April 12, 2008

Robert, this is outstanding. An exceptional work of art. #5778697

Cesar J. La Rosa May 02, 2008

Excellent work, Robert!!! Great composition and awesome colors. I agree with Irene: A real Work of Art!!!
Cesar #5876328

Eugenio Diaz May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your Beautiful Winner!
Well done!!! #5946441

Aggie Villanueva May 19, 2008

Wow. Congratulations Robert. Well done sir! #5946745

Janice Mezzacappa May 19, 2008

CONGRATS so well-deserved!! #5947184

Joan Powell May 19, 2008

Congrats , you deserve it !! #5947445

Robert S. Grauer May 19, 2008

Thanks everyone! If at first you don't succeed.... I've entered this one in the contest over ten times in the last couple of years. And only made changes to it once months ago. #5947865

Cesar J. La Rosa May 19, 2008

I knew we would see this BEAUTIFUL image again.
Congratulations on this very well-deserved Winner, Robert!!!
Cesar #5947986

May 20, 2008

Congratulations, Robert!! I'm glad the judges saw what I saw in this really fabulous image! #5950680

Elida Gutierrez May 20, 2008

The Weed Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The April Winners" #5951130

Denise Denomy May 21, 2008


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 22, 2008

Congratulations Robert on your Fabulous Win.

Dominick #5961649

Samantha L. Dean May 23, 2008

Congratulations on your win Bob!! Well done!! #5966362

Robert S. Grauer May 24, 2008

Thanx everyone. #5973215

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 11, 2008

~Lisa #6047004

Jean B. Hall June 11, 2008

Fabulous composition and great color! Congratulations! #6048096

Remi Trepanier February 24, 2009

Georgeous picture. Amazing effect. #7209376

Robert S. Grauer March 17, 2009

thanx Remi #7296125

Jean B. Hall March 18, 2009

Congratulations on your winner. It's great! #7299800

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 10, 2009

Very cool! Do you live there? This is where my sister lives!! :) #7725060

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 11, 2009

I am humbled by your gallery, Robert. Thanks for your visit to mine. You do incredible work and this is just one example! I enjoy reading about how you achieve what you create! Glad you didn't give up on this one. Makes me wonder which ones I should re-enter, too!?

-Laura :) #7728649

Ivan Chacon July 13, 2009

Love it!!! :) #7736250

Robert S. Grauer July 18, 2009

Thanks so much to all of you. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated. #7752679

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 18, 2009


HUGE CONGRATS from the Peanut Gallery!

Great Job, Robert! -Laura Swan (Mono Me Club) #7752691

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