Sunday, 23 January 2011

Take a word "Botanical"


Here is my contribution for this week's "Take a Word" where the theme is "Botanical".
The main image is from a vintage photo CD I have, altered in photoshop. Some of the flowers are from Magic by

34 comments:

  1. Oh wow Astrid your lady is beautiful and loving all the flowers and cogs. Terrific work again my friend. Annette x

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  2. This is stunning. Love the contrast between the vibrancy of the fruits & flowers against that muted background.

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  3. Such beautiful use of contrast here Astrid- love how the flowers come alive with color!

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  4. Gorgeous, Astrid, what a stunning hat!

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  5. Ah three of my favorite things Astrid...Flowers, Vintage ladies and Steampunk how can you go wrong...simply gorgeous awesome work my dear!!!

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  6. I love the combination of the little "cogs" ( I hope I translated that word wel ? I mean the little wheels) with all the flowers Astrid. It gives your image just that little EXTRA !
    Also the necklaces are wonderful detail !!
    A great presentation and my compliments !!

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  7. Beautiful, Astrid! I love the contrast of color and non-color, and the delicacy of flowers and the steam punk touches. Nicely done!
    (I used one of your freebie backgrounds in my entry. Thank you!)

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  8. This is fabulous! Love the whimsy. Great piece - cheers!

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  9. Great combintion of fruits and flowers, she wears a lovely hat.

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  10. Wonderful Astrid, fantastic hat.

    Hugs
    Anke

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  11. WOW Astrid....you always exceed my expectations every time. This is STUNNING....would hang it on my wall!

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  12. Lovely, lovely Astrid! I love the vintage photograph and the flowers and cogs you've added..WoW!
    Just excellent.xx

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  13. Stunning work fantastic contrast of color and non-color. Love the flower artistic hat.
    Hugs Anja

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  14. Your beautiful digital makes me want to go straight into my studio and create a summer Goddess...thanks for the inspiration.

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  15. A very beautiful digital word, Astrid

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  16. Ohhh Astrid she really pops out at ya!!! Fantastic stuff :~)

    Jinny

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  17. Fantastic piece! All the colors on the soft image and background are perfect! I especially like the frame work at the bottom. You're good!!

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  18. I think I'm a few cogs short...So that's were they went! Lovely, Astrid!

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  19. Astrid, I love the colourful flowers against the soft background sepia tones. It adds such depth and texture.

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  20. This is just wonderful! I like all of it. So delicate and beautiful on your card.

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  21. A beautiful piece, Astrid. I really like the contrast of the bright flowers and fruit with the delicate nature of the picture.

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  22. That looks quite charming and enchanting, dear Astrid! Beautifully done, and very artistic as well!
    Liebe Grüße
    MARTINA xox

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  23. Now.... this is really beautiful!!

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  24. oo she is gorgeous!! i especially love the close up!

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  25. She is so beautiful, love your brighter flowers to edge the piece. xx

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  26. I love the way her jewelry goes with the flowers! Very nicely done piece!

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  27. This is such a stunning piece, Astrid! I love it!

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  28. Oh Astrid this is so beautiful.
    I love them. Amazing work my dear friend.

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  29. Wheels and flowers all together in a fine composition. Great!

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  30. Astrid, your Lady of the Flowers is wonderful. I'm not sure how you achieved the look but perhaps a shadow effect or the edges of the main image project a three dimensional effect which is beautiful and stunning. Great artwork as always.

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