"The creative person is both more primitive and more cultivated, more destructive, a lot madder and a lot saner, than the average person." F.Barron

Thursday, May 13, 2010

A quote from Rabindranath Tagore

It is time for Theme Thursday. Today's theme: butterflies or butterfly wings. I went online searching for inspiration and came across a quote by Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941). Never heard of him? Me neither. So more online searching, and I found out he was a Bengali poet, playwright, novelist, and musician. He was the first non-European to win a Nobel Prize for Literature. His words "The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough" were so perfect for today's challenge.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Nice Stems

Legs is the theme for The Three Muses challenge. Here is my "leggy" contribution.

The background is from Itkupilli. The flower is from a collage sheet you can pick up here on my blog.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

flowers for you

It has been awhile since I offered images for you to use in your own projects. I am always so greatful to all the wonderful sites willing to share their images with the public. Here is an image from my own postcard collection circa 1907-1908:
I removed the background and cleaned up the flowers. I also applied a faceted pixelated filter using Photoshop. Here is a collage sheet of the individual flowers:
I included leaves and a stem. Here is a frame I created using a couple of the images:
I also put together this bouquet while I was playing around in photoshop:
I hope you will find a use (or two) for some of these images. Please remember to click on the image first so you can save the original, larger size to your computer. These images are all in PNG format. I would love to see any work using these images. Also, if you notice any quality issues or have suggestions to make the images more usable, please let me know. Comments are always appreciated.

Winnie the Pooh

It's Tag Tuesday! Today's theme is to be inspired by something in your own house. It was an easy choice for me. I am a long time fan of Winnie the Pooh. I prefer the classic characters to the newer Disney versions. I have a music box,

that plays Little Black Raincloud. When you wind it, the little ducks rotate around. Along the bottom it says "Promise you won't forget me ever". This was actually the inspiration for my blog name. So here is my tag:

The images are from Just-Pooh.com. I found this site while searching the internet for Pooh images. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Monday, May 10, 2010

I'll send you a postcard...

This week is not off to a good start. Ever have one of those days when you just want to run away from home? This is it for me. So I decided to join these ladies on a world adventure. I'll send you a postcard.
The postcard background is from my own collection. The globe, women, and eiffel tower are from The Graphics Fairy. I colorized the globe and the women in the car and all the images were layered and filtered in photoshop. I am linking this to Brag Monday at The Graphics Fairy where you can check out all the wonderful things that get made with her images.