Luscious Metals ~ Luscious Light

July 14, 2009


Filed under: inspiration,natha perkins. luscious metals — natha @ 1:08 pm

A favorite question of non artists to ask of artists (and understandably so) is “Where do you find your inspiration?” Well, here is a really good visual answer to that question. I often say that I am inspired by colors and color combinations. Below is a lovely example of just that…

Some boring (but rather beautiful, don’t you agree?) laundry drying

Recognize this color palette?

June 29, 2008


Filed under: inspiration,tag — natha @ 1:50 pm

People are always curious about inspiration. I took these picture in my garden of things that I find beautiful because pretty things inspire me- Rich color variations, organic beauty, interesting shapes… Take a look at the way the colors shift in the mint leaves- the transition from bright spring green to the dark forest green is just mouth watering. The delicacy of the poppy petals contrasts with the sturdy seed pod while the lovely salmon color is an unexpected match with the black half moons that make up the bottom of the petal. Amazing isn’t it?

Another favorite way to find inspiration is through fellow artists. One such artist Sarah brundage of ThistleDowns wool designs tagged me and asked me to answer 6 questions and then tag 5 more artists- how fun! I’ll show you the original 6 but I’m going to make up new ones just for fun…

The rules of the game get posted at the beginning. Each player answers the questions about themselves. At the end of the post, the player then tags 5 people and posts their names, then goes to their blogs and leaves them a comment, letting them know they’ve been tagged and asking them to read your blog. Let the person who tagged you know when you’ve posted your answers.

1) What was I doing 10 years ago
2) What are 5 things on my to-do list for today?
3) Snacks I enjoy:
4) Things I would do if I were a billionaire:
5) Places I have lived:
6) Jobs I have had:
7) Bloggers I am tagging who you will enjoy getting to know better

1.Favorite ethnic food
2.something you’ve always wanted to try
3.Favorite color
green, orange, red (can’t pick just one!)
4.Something you collect
5.something you do to relax
6.something you never leave home without
my H2O bottle
7.bloggers I am going to tag
Hot Mama Jewelry Designs
Jen Skelley
Avocado creations
little lotus designs
stela bird

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