Tuesday, September 12, 2006



~ Friday's Rose
(click on image for larger view)

This 8"x10" image is available at
my
"Small Works" art shop.

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The backstory -

This gorgeous (but, essentially doomed) little rose was sitting in the grocery store Floral Department, minding it's own business. Little did it know that I, with my ubiquitous Canon, was mere inches away, preparing to launch it into digital immortality ...

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Today's posting was inspired by Betty's new 'rosy' avatar!

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18 comments:

  1. how special that you have been inspired by Betty. she is quite the beautiful flower herself.

    the picture is of course stunning. as usual you capture it's beauty. nicely done.

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  2. Your rendition is lovely W.J. It's very soft and has a feeling of nostalgia to it. Brings back memories for me.

    How wonderful to be inspired by someone!

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  3. Beautiful watercolour rose. Very clever and so lovely.

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  4. Soft, dusty pink, such a gentle flower and you have captured it perfectly. Lovely W.J.
    Oh and thanks for that link to Dr. John it was so funny.

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  5. I think your rose is beautiful. I am glad I [mypicture] was an inspiration.

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  6. Thank you, Chana! Hope you're feeling well, today!

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  7. Thanks, Cynthia! There's always inspiration to found on these pages -- I've just learned to look for it!

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  8. Thanks, Snoo! Here's hoping you're out with that camera, today!

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  9. Thank you, Sandy! I was determined to keep at least one of these roses alive for longer than a week!

    Yep, that Dr. John sure knows how to put a telemarketer in a tizzy, huh?

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  10. Thank you, Betty, for the nice comment and the inspiration!

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  11. Thank you so much for your encouragment. I must say, your work is great. I'll bookmark your blog.....

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  12. At first I thought that was my wife's rose. You take great pictures.

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  13. Thanks, Nancy! Drop in, anytime!

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  14. Thank you and good morning, Dr. John,

    I wondered if you felt the same about roses as you do about birch trees!

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  15. WJS, the rose has been immortalised for posterity rather wonderfully. Love the treatment it's stunning... as usual:)

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  16. W.J. that little doomed rose has a deep beauty that you captured forever. sigh...just lovely!

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  17. Thanks, John, this "watercolor" treatment is not my usual, but the subject was calling for it.

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  18. Hey, Lynette! I bought these roses as a gift to myself, and was reluctant to let them go!

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