Saturday, February 20, 2010

So Artful Challenge - Cherry Blossoms

Thanks to June and Jeanette of Soartful Challenges for the lovely sprig of cherries. I used a background freebie from Pepeetje, a bit of filtering, and part of a Waterhouse painting. It's nice to think of Spring and cherry blossoms (sigh), as I'm waiting for the predicted freezing rain which is to turn to the 6 inches of snow we're promised......

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  1. I'm so glad the cherries made you forget your freezing weather for a bit.
    This is a fabulous piece. Everything is just beautiful. I browsed your blog ...so much beauty to feast on.

    Thanks for being Soartful this week.

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  2. Oh how very Gabriel Dante Rosetti! Great interpretation of the theme.

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  3. Gorgeous work Bev that textured background is fabulous
    hugs June xxx

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  4. OMG this is really beautiful.
    Amazing creation Bev. Love it.

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  5. Gorgeous, Bev. I love the background used with the cherries and the Waterhouse. All just melds together so well. Beautiful.

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  6. Wow... it's beautifully ethereal and I love the background texture...

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  7. Bev, you are on an artistic surge at the moment. Not that everything you do isn't beautiful but over the past week you have been excelling yourself. Not having a computer for a few days must have boosted your Muse!! This picture is absolutely scrumptious in every way. I love it - a lot.

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  8. Keep the faith, Bev. Spring, and those beautiful cherry blossoms, are just around the corner.

    (Thanks for your white light and good wishes - over the pneumonia and getting better every day.)

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  9. So Artful, such a great name for the challenges, and fits this perfectly. Gorgeous creation, Bev!

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  10. This is very beautiful Bev, it has a real Italian fresco look to it - wonderfully dreamy and warm - I love this!

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  11. I just love your creation! that texture....yummy, and the whole effect is so soft...!

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  12. Such a fantastic blending in soft colors!Its beautiful Bev.

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  13. love your take on the theme and that background is to die for beautiful piece of art ju x

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  14. Oh my God, this is SO beautiful and artistic!

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  15. Bev, this is so beautiful! You know how much of a Waterhouse fan I am, so this one caught my eye right away. I couldn't imagine that you could have made this any lovlier than you did.

    Hugs,
    Lori

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  16. what a beautiful creation.
    bravo superb
    :)

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  17. Wow, Bev, I don't know how I missed this. So glad I decided to check back and see what I might have missed. This is fantastic and you've used Mr. Waterhouse's favorite model to make such a beautiful piece.

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