Monday, March 16, 2009

PINK DAISY MANDALA 1 WITH GANDHI QUOTE

Here is another version of the Pink Daisy Mandala. I use this in my second tutorial in which I demonstrate how to create the flower mandalas. If interested, link to Nightbloom Process on the sidebar. They way I use the test in green doesn't really work for me, but it allows me to introduce another Gandhi quote which does work for me: "Live as if you will die tomorrow; learn as if you will live forever." - Mahatma Gandhi
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REFERENCE: i73, t52

DAISY MANDALA WITH LLOYD GEORGE QUOTE

I had previously posted this mandala on the Brightlight Mandala site, but I include it here so as to introduce a new quote. "Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated; you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps." - David Lloyd George

Saturday, March 14, 2009

CONTACT SHEET 3 FOR TEXT


CONTACT SHEET 3 FOR IMAGES

Here is our latest contact sheet for images. Number 3 for texts is next.

Sunday, March 8, 2009

BEATITUDES WITH A CALENDULA BORDER

Continuing our theme of favorite Bible passages, I offer the Beatitudes from Matthew's version of the Sermon on the Mount.
REFERNCE: i65, t51

I CORINTHIANS 13 WITH DAISIES ON DARK GRAY

This is an alternate form of the Charity image. The white on dark gray text prints better and the flowers are brighter as you can see.

REFERENCE: i72, t50

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I am going to keep the same numbers as the previous post and unless someone specifies black text on the light gray background I will print this version.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

I CORINTHIANS 13 WITH DAISIES

This is one of my favorite passages in the Bible and I know I am not alone in that. The text doesn't show well online, but it is clear as a print. It needs to be at least 8.5"x11". Not for cards.
REFERENCE: i70, t50

PINK DAISY COMPOSITE 1

Now we take the pink daisies and form them into a compositon with the accompanying quote. These can be done with lavender daisies or a combination of pink and lavender.
Small to medium prints and cards.
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This post gives us enough to create another pair of contact sheets, so I will start working on that.
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REFERENCE: i72, t49

PAIN VS SUFFERING QUOTE WITH DAISIES

Another version of the daisy border. This is a tough saying, but true. Animals have pain, humans suffer. It is when we start saying things like: "This isn't fair. I can't stand this. God must be punishing me. I will go to heaven because I've suffered so much." that we turn pain into suffering. We help ourselves by avoiding thoughts of feeling sorry for ourselves, blaming others, or worrying about the future. In the moment, everything is tolerable, but we project that it is going to get worse and be catastrophic. We humans are good at making things worse by living in the regretable past or feared future, whereas an animal lives in the moment and keeps things simple.
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Small prints or cards.
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REFERENCE: i71, t48

PINK DAISY BORDER WITH AMUSED QUOTE

Now we have a border made with the pink daisies. I can also do this as lavender daisies.
Small prints or cards.
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RERERENCE: i70, t47

Friday, March 6, 2009

PINK DAISY MANDALA 1 WITH GEORGE QUOTE

I offer a new mandala design with a quote by David Lloyd George done as a design for a print,poster or cards. REFERENCE: i69, t46

Sunday, March 1, 2009

REDMOON QUOTE WITH PINK TREE BELL BORDER

I give you yet another inspiring quote matched with a border of the pink bottle tree flowers, and another not altogether successful experiment with fonts.
Suitable for small to medium prints as well as cards.
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REFERENCE: i68, t45

RUSKIN QUOTE WITH HEDGEHOG BORDER 2

This is an alternative hedgehog cactus flower border. I used that cheap trick again of inserting a pair of blossoms at the top and bottom. I think this world would be better off if we would all take this quote to heart. Can be used for small and medium prints as well as cards.
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RERERENCE: i67, t44

CHURCHILL QUOTE WITH HEDGEHOG CACTUS FLOWER BORDER

This is another in our series of flower borders. This one is paired with a quote by Winston Churchill. I added the pair of blossoms just below his name to fill the open space. With a larger text, that would not be necessary; but it is an option I can add to my bag of tricks. I learn something new from each of these projects. To be used for small to medium prints or cards.
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REFERENCE: i66, t43

EINSTEIN 2 WITH CALENDULA BORDER

I think most of us would not expect this quote to come from Einstein, but he certainly had reason to believe that life is a miracle. Another experiment with fonts and the quote is too small for this space, but you get the idea. The calendulas are beautiful in their humility.
Another piece designed for small prints and cards.
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REFERENCE: i65, t42

A SMILE WITH COSMOS BORDER

Now we present another poem with a border of cosmos flowers. Again, the poem doesn't fit that well, but it gives me a chance to introduce both the border and the poem. I have experimented here with a new font as well. Part of my purpose in all this is to demonstrate possibilities. Excuse me if these are works in progress. Another image appropriate for small prints and cards.
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REFERENCE: i64, t41

OUTWITTED WITH POPPY BORDER

This text is too small to fit this border well, but posting it here allows me to show you an alternate poppy border as well add this poem to our collection.
Small prints and cards.
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REFERENCE: i63, t40

STOP WAITING UNTIL....WITH POPPY BORDER

VH brought me this saying and asked me to make it into a print with flowers. Her source for the saying did not identify the author, so I am not offering it for sale at this time. If anyone knows the source, please let me know. Once it has been identified, then I can make it available to those of you who want it.
I post this here, because the poppy border can be used for other poems and sayings. I have decided to expand my inventory of borders so that I can offer more choice of flowers for poems, prayers, Irish blessings and so on.
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Good for small to medium prints and cards.
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REFERENCE: i62, t39