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Texture …Floral Friday

One important ingredient to consider when creating a floral arrangement is texture. How much smoothness, roughness, softness, coarseness, and so forth is desired in order to play with the other design elements? Texture is an integral part of the flowers, … Continue reading

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Reflections On Colors

Several years ago on this blog, I mentioned personal visions and curiosity about the pure primary colors blue, red, and yellow. I was very young, maybe four-years-old or younger. The only memories I have of that period in life was … Continue reading

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Dark Medium Light …Floral Friday

While waiting for the bread to pop up, I stared at the toaster’s adjustment knob marked “Dark Medium Light”. That’s where the idea for today’s theme came from. After breakfast, I gathered the containers and flowers to work with the … Continue reading

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Rich Tones …Floral Friday

One of the beautiful things about creativity is how we can use color to affect our moods.  Different shades and tones can influence whether we feel anxious or relaxed.  They can also subtly affect whether we feel cooler or warmer. That’s … Continue reading

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Hues, Tints, Shades And Tones …Floral Friday

Perhaps you remember your high school art class?  Beyond texture and form, you remember being taught that color, shade, and tone play important roles in the emotional impact of whatever you create.  After awhile, how you select colors for harmony, matching, … Continue reading

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