I’ve wanted to create images combined with nature quotes for many months and today, I just completed the first one.
“I wonder if the snow loves the trees” is an image of Oreo, one of my 5 rescue cats looking out over the Delaware River during the recent snow storm, Nika (NEE-ka), from Greek mythology; the goddess who personified winning or victory. To see all of the winter storm names and their meanings, click the linked type to open the list on the Weather Channel’s page.
This beautiful Nature Quote is from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll:
“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.”
You can find more nature quotes online of course, but Goodreads.com has already compiled a terrific collection!
If you are interested in having a print of this new image, please visit my Etsy Shop here. If you would prefer a different size print, or perhaps a framed version, send an email to me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll get back to you within 24 hours.
I’m anxious to work on #02 now…
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Fashion show (and the Krishnas) took over the gallery on Coconut Grove Grapevine
Fabulous to see all of these photos first thing this am… slept in today after all the excitement of this Summer Salon event. Want to Thank EVERYONE that helped make this such an exciting and successful evening: Annamaria and Fred Hunt of Windisch-Hunt Fine Arts, Neat Stuff Helps Kids, all of the artists and friends who worked behind the scenes sending invitations and blogging, and cleaning, tagging, contributing in so many ways; Deb Starbuck for preparing refreshments, serving wine, and food with Jenna, Paula and others; and most of all moral support throughout.
Kudos to MODE lifestyle magazine president, Alexander Michaels, the models, hair and makeup artists, stylists (Kathleen and Heather), designers: Nathaniel Grant, Miriam Carnase-Olivia Lucas line, Deborah Majen Designs, Jennifer Trujillo, Sandy Edie and MODE vp, Frank Capella; the photographers, videographer, Nick (Friend of MODE) for petal sweeping ;-), James Heredia, freelance photographer (and ipod music for fashion show), Jenna Samuel, Valentina Ramos, Pauline Goldsmith, Lynda Wellens, Elizabet Chacon, Rosie Brown, Deborah Weed, Adriana Dominguez-Tio, Paula Lancaster, Nedra Goldhoff, Deborah Starbuck, Lynda LaRocca, Sandy Edie, Jonathan Rose, Donald Calhoun, Celia Reigle, Angelika Rothkegel, Jennifer Trujillo, Cucui Beguiristain, MANO, Trina Collins, Roberta Rand, Gerard F. Wade, Irina Patterson, Monique Lassooij…and very special thanks to Zip Robertson for his delightful music, easy-going cooperation and flexibility, as well as Rob Moore and Juan for adding to the music mix; and of course, Hare Krishna for their unique musical contribution and showing up at exactly the right time to make our event so Grove-y!
I’m sure there are many others whose names I have not included, but thank you all, and ‘Grape’ as well for your excellent coverage of Summer Salon and all things Coconut Grove.
SEE PHOTOS ONLINE AT COCONUT GROVE GRAPEVINE
- “White Orchid” Lincoln Road, South Beach
Model, Diane Mooney, with my White Orchid Casual Tote Bag,
strikes a pose for photographer, Paul Andre
during our shoot on Lincoln Road, South Beach, Florida.
Three NEW Nature’s Energy Cortese Design Bags will debut on Saturday, June 6th during the opening reception at Windisch-Hunt Fine Arts’ “Summer Salon”, a multi media art exhibition.
My new ‘Luscious Reds’, ‘Sea Blues’ and ‘Fuschia Macro’ casual tote bags will accessorize the trend-setting models of Mode Lifestyle Magazine’s Fashion Show.
New Nature’s Energy Cortese Design “Sea Blues” on Casual Totes, June 6th in Coconut Grove, FL
The NEW ‘Lusciious Reds’ design will premiere on June 6th during the opening reception
of “Summer Salon” at Windisch-Hunt Fine Arts in Coconut Grove, Florida.
Fuschia Macro is an adaptation from an earlier design, Fuschia Flowers.
This NEW artwork will debut on the large, casual tote by Cortese Designs.