SQUARE ART IS SO ODD

The Bare Oddities, or should I say Square Necessities

I am not getting email on time. Sometimes, it take hours to get an email I sent from my iPhone to my computer — photographs, for example. Sometimes, mail I sent never gets where it was sent or shows up days late. I’m not sure who is the culprit — Charter or Google. It could be either. It could be both. It could be gremlins.

Orchids on a branch

This is my favorite to date. It’s not photoshopped except for being a little brighter. Mostly, all the drawings are unprocessed except for cropping and, as in this case, brightening. When I take the photographs, I have a bad habit of standing in my own light.

This is squared and it came out much better than I dared hope. It should be white, but I needed shading to give it “form.” So far, flowers seem to be what I do best.



Categories: #Flowers, #Photography, #Sketchbook, Anecdote, Arts, Drawings, orchids, square

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  1. I have often wondered why the photographed paper is never white…

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    • I think some is. There are options in the more expensive paper from quite dark (sepia more or less) to completely white. I haven’t been buying the best paper, but I have seen options for white, sepia, dark sepia, and occasionally, black. I’m not sure why the basic choice isn’t white, however. I’m sure someone knows the answer. Maybe Google knows?

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  2. oh this is such a lovely one

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    • It is my favorite so far. I seem to be good with flowers. I wish something else would come out as good, but so far, it’s just me and the flowers 🌹

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      • Being great at flowers is wonderful Marilyn 🙂

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        • And because I do them well, I keep doing them. Every once in a while, I make a mistake usually involving color which sometimes isn’t what they say it is — like they call it green, but when you apply it, it’s dark blue? Or I use too dark a color and it just doesn’t work — and I can’t erase it (but I ordered better erasers!)

          With the mess WordPress is making, I think drawing may turn out to be my salvation.

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  3. It’s a beauty. 🥰

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