Thursday, June 17, 2010

Bird of Paradise

This is my entry for the Theme Thursday challenge "Green". Several years ago I planted three 'Bird of Paradise' plants in my yard and they grew but no blooms. Well, this year after abundant rain I got 3 flowers and I used a picture of one of the blooms in this digital piece! Other components are from Dover, Digital whisper and scrapbookgraphics. Asian text and antique botanical prints added.

25 comments:

  1. Wow Lori, I´ve missed the right words in english for your work. This is so beautiful. Absolutely outstanding. Love it.

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  2. I felt calmer and actually cooler just looking at this digital piece. It represents the deep, deep woods to me. Love it.

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  3. That's stunning, Lori. Aren't you lucky to have such gorgeous flowers in your garden?

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  4. oh you did it again!!! you took my breath away!!! beautiful piece Lori!!! love this!!!

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  5. I love the deep green cool feel of your collage Lori-I agree with Healing Woman-it is like the deep woods. It is exciting that you grew one of those exotic flowers. I have only ever seen them in florists and restaurants-it might be a little cold here for them! Thanks for your lovely comment on my moon picture-I appreciate it!

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  6. Wow... this is great. Fabulous piece, Lori!

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  7. the sound you just heard is my jaw hitting the floor. this as absolutely beautiful. I would love to live in this light forever.
    Lori, you have outdone yourself!

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  8. Wow Lori!!! what a fantastic piece of art!!!

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  9. This really is too beautiful for words to do it justice. It reminds me of a Japanese painting on silk. Just breathtaking! I love this so much!

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  10. Really amazing. I really love your work!

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  11. You must be so proud of your flowers! What an exceptional tribute to the green and the growth this old world must have to exist. With every dark cloud (and bucket loads of rain) there shines within a silvered lining.

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  12. Ooooh! This, I believe, would be one of my absolute favorite of your work (and that's not easy to pick :) ) Very beautiful! :)

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  13. I always enjoy looking at your pieces - you have such a talent! This one provoked a jaw dropping reaction. It's so beautiful. It made me think of the Brighton Pavillion and all it's Eastern themed rooms. Have a look on google!

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  14. Bonjour Lori !
    Atmosphère bien évoquée du sous bois !j'aime beaucoup ! c'est comme toujours très beau !
    Amicalement Mary.KG

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  15. The little picture that shows as a preview icon for your post didn't pick up the bird of paradise. I was so surprised when I saw the piece in full bloom (no pun intended) with all that color. The bird of paradise was the perfect punch for this piece.

    You are so lucky to live in a zone/climate where you can leave these beauties in the ground all year long. I bet you'll be taking several shots before the blooms fade into a distant memory.

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  16. Absolutely fantastic this piece is so vibrant its almost alive
    hugs jUNE X

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  17. outstanding!! i want to be there, in paradise...

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  18. This is just beautiful. Love it.

    Have a nice weekend.

    Rosie

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  19. it's fantastic,I am in Paradise : thanks for this great artwork
    :)

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  20. Lori, your talent just grows and grows, this is absolutely stunning AND your best ever yet.

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  21. Awesome creation, Lori... I'm speechless, soooo beautiful !

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