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So Simple …Floral Friday

In life, it turns out that the simple pleasures are the most satisfying.  So it is with many of human artifacts.  Apple’s high tech products became successful largely on account of their simple styling.  The streamline movement of the 1940s … Continue reading

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Succulent Elements …Floral Friday

Succulents are among the most fascinating plants on Earth.  They have evolved to survive some of the most harsh conditions that Mother Nature can throw at us.  Their varied shapes and sizes make them pleasing to look at and attractive … Continue reading

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Avant Garde 17 …Floral Friday

For Friday the 13th, positive, forward appearing style seems the way to go, today.  This time of the year, the last thing I’m interested in is orthodoxy of any sort. Now is one of those times my restless mind feels … Continue reading

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Vintage Yellows …Floral Friday

I really wanted to concentrate on a primary color for today’s projects, so I brought out my old color wheel chart, closed my eyes, and dropped a dime onto the page. It landed on yellow. My color preferences have always … Continue reading

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Trois Thèmes …Floral Friday

I try to center many of my floral arrangements around particular themes.  By doing so, I’m able to better focus creativity.  This is probably a standard practice for those of us who don’t always work from industrial patterns and the … Continue reading

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Tint …Floral Friday

One of the most basic aspects in the visual arts is tint.  The sense of the word I’m thinking of today is the degree of vividness of a hue or color. Tint is determined by the amount of whiteness that … Continue reading

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Clean And Tweak …Floral Friday

A couple of days ago I awakened and looked up at the giraffe. It occurred to me that I hadn’t cleaned or soaked it for quite some time. Maybe I should give the giraffe a long overdue bath.  While I … Continue reading

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