Description Digital painting. Inspired by the song by the same title written and sung by Gordon Lightfoot. The last time I saw her faceHer eyes were bathed in starlightAnd her hair hung longThe last time she spoke to meHer lips were like the scented flowersInside a rain-drenched forestBut that was so long agoThat I can scarcely feel the way I felt beforeAnd if time could heal the woundsI would tear the threads awayThat I might bleed some moreThe last time I walked with herHer laughter was the steeple bellsThat ring to greet the morning sunA voice that called to everyoneTo love the ground we walked uponThose were the good dayThe last time I held her handHer touch was autumnSpring and summer, and winter tooThe last time I let go of herShe walked a way into the nightI lost her in the misty streetsA thousand months, a thousand yearsWhen other lips will kiss her eyesA million miles beyond the moonThat's where she isBut that was so long agoThat I can scarcely feel the way I felt beforeAnd if time could heal the woundsI would tear the threads awayThat I might bleed some moreThe last time I saw her faceHer eyes were bathed in starlightAnd she walked aloneThe last time she kissed my cheekHer lips were like the wilted leavesUpon the autumn covered hills
I.M. Spadecaller, Tampa Bay Member Since March 2010 Artist Statement Matthew Schwartz (AKA Spadecaller) is a grateful survivor who conveys his convictions and serenity through visual art, poetry, and video.
As a child, he was trained in traditional oil techniques and later attended The School of Visual Arts in New York City (1970-71). During the 70's up until the late 80's he exhibited acrylic and oils in New York, and presently resides on the west coast of Florida.
Since the advent of image editing software, he has turned more to creative digital hand painted images and photos striving to fuse these into an art form worthy of the distinction traditional painters deserve.
Spadecaller showcase his digital paintings, poetry, and other mixed media images by creating videos; these are available for viewing at: http://www.youtube.com/user/Thespadecaller.