Posts Tagged With: Colours

it’s all done with mirrors

 

“The world is the mirror of myself dying.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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des couleurs dans ma vie

 

“Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing?”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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printemps

 

“She turned to the sunlight and shook her yellow head,
and whispered to her neighbor: “Winter is dead.”

 

~ A.A. Milne ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 2016.


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shadow and light

 

“Wherever there is light, look for the shadow.
The shadow is me.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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the deception

 

“So much of life, it seems to me,
is determined by pure randomness.”

 

~ Sidney Poitier ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 2015.


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LA COULEUR DE LA VIE

 

“Life is about using the whole box of crayons.”

 

~ RuPaul ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2018.


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THE PAINTER

 

“Painting is silent poetry.”

 

~ Plutarch ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by Gregos taken in Paris in September 2017.


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PIGMENTS OF MY IMAGINATION

 

“Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.”

 

~ Marianne Moore ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 2017.


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FLESH AND BONE

 

“We are only lightly covered with buttoned cloth;
and beneath these pavements are shells, bones and silence.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a X-ray created by RZFW in February 2016.


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A STICK FIGURE SCRAWL

 

“It’s so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.”

 

~ Paul Cezanne ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2021.


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STOLEN WORDS

 

“Good artists copy, great artists steal.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Spring 2002.


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LE PEINTRE DU PRINTEMPS

 

“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.”

 

~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 2021.


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DESPITE IT ALL

 

“Every man dies. Not every man lives.”

 

~ William Wallace ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2005.


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SITTING IN SILENCE

 

“Remember, writing poetry is like making love:
one will never know whether one’s own pleasure is shared.”

 

~ Cesare Pavese ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a self-portrait taken in August 2012.


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PORTRAIT

 

“Every portrait that is painted with feeling
is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digital painting created in November 2020.


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JUPITER

 

“…within the clouds appear numerous illusions,
a woman’s face with flowing hair and a windblown robe,
a bird’s head, fantastic creatures and so much mystery…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

This photo of clouds within a mysterious jet stream region on Jupiter was taken in February 2019 by NASA’s Juno Space Probe. Photo courtesy and © of NASA, JPL-Caltech, SwRI, MSSS and Kevin M. Gill. (I seldom use other people’s photos, but I couldn’t resist ‘borrowing’ this one.)


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BIRTHDATE, TO SOME DEGREE

 

“Memory, in widow’s weeds,
with naked feet stands on a tombstone.”

 

~ Aubrey de Vere ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Bristol, England in June 1980.


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CONSPIRATORS

 

“Poems are like dreams:
in them you put what you don’t know you know.”

 

~ Adrienne Rich ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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SOFT FEATHERED LIES

 

“Truthful words are not beautiful;
beautiful words are not truthful.”
“Les paroles sincères ne sont pas élégantes;
les paroles élégantes ne sont pas sincères.”

 

~ Lao Tzu ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in October 2019.


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LIFE AS ART

 

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in June 2019.


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