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My work has been described as abstract-realist and remodernist. My remodernist work is currently being exhibited on line in the First Annual Remodernists Art Exhibition I also exhibit work at Redbubble: Buy art My work is NOT in the Public Domain and is MyFreeCopyright.com Registered & Protected 10 May 2009 The Desperate Man, was selected as one of Today's Best on Zazzle! it appeared on the Zazzle homepage for the day and it is included in Today's Best Awards Showcase.

3rd March 2013

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Lilac Anemone
Anemones sprang up from Aphrodite’s tears as she cried over Adonis’ death. Wood anemone is called the Flower of Death in China, and it was an emblem of ill health in ancient Egypt. Areas of Europe also associated the flower with misfortune, though other country-folk considered it a fairy hideaway mainly due to its habit of folding up for the night and in inclement weather. Whether the bad luck arose from fear of disturbing fairies or from the fact that the plant is poisonous and cattle have died from ingesting it is unclear.
“Where streams his blood there blushing springs a rose And where a tear has dropped, a windflower blows.”
The name Windflower comes from the belief that it will only open in the windy Month of March.
“Coy anemone that ne’er uncloses Her lips until they’re blown on by the wind.”
And the Greeks believed the flower was a gift from the wind god Anemos (or Eurus), sent to herald his coming in spring.
The Romans believed that the first flower of the season should be plucked as a charm against fever. Until recent times, it was gathered while saying “I gather this against all diseases.” It was then tied around an invalid’s neck. It may be added to rituals of healing or added to a bath. Anemone’s connections to legend of Adonis’s end also make it useful in rituals of death, dying, passing. Click the links to see all of my Redbubble Anemone Paintings, Anemone Photography, Anemone Greeting Cards, Anemone Stickers, Anemone Tees, and more T-Shirts at ArttowearMy artwork, photography and design can be found in my Zazzle Galleries. Check out customizable gifts and collectables at Female Contemporary Art, Arttowear and Rottweiler Gifts Follow links to 3DRose for customizable Photography and Acrylic Art-——————————————————————————————————————————————————       *My Images Do Not Belong To The Public Domain. All images are copyright © taiche. All Rights Reserved. Copying, altering, displaying or redistribution of any of these images without written permission from the artist is strictly prohibited -——————————————————————————————————————————————————Canon Rebel XT 2.3.13.Anemone Flowers – MeaningsAlthough closely related and frequently lumped together, the anemone flower is a separate genus from the hepatica and pasque genera. They are similar in appearance, and are all members of the ranunculaceae – or buttercup – family; however, anemones carry a much larger group of species – roughly 120 in number. Anemones grow wild throughout Japan, North America and Europe, and vary in their growth patterns. These flowers are divided into three distinct groups that tend to dictate their growing habits. These groups include the larger fall flowering varieties, which grow from early summer to late fall, and generally have fibrous roots; the spring flowering varieties, which bloom from either tubers or rhizomes; and the tuberous Mediterranean types, which blossom during spring and summer. The heads of these flowers tend to sprout between 4 to 27 sepals and come in colors of red, blue, white, purple and, infrequently, yellow.
The anemone flower is unquestionably one of the more delicate and beautiful blossoms grown today; however, they are also steeped in myth and touted for their uses. The origin of the anemone flower’s name is a perfect example of its place in mythological history. The red anemone flower is often associated with the death of Adonis, who was stabbed by the sharp tusks of a wild boar. Aphrodite – the beloved of Adonis – heard his cry and ran to him. She found that, as he died, the anemones around his body turned from a crisp white to a shocking red. She then named these blossoms the windflower – namely because the same wind that gently opens the flower will also blow away the faded petals, thus representing the transitory nature of her lover’s life. The anemone flower is also considered a medicinal plant. Although these flowers can be poisonous to both animals and humans, they are thought – in small doses – to aid in a variety of ailments. Most notably, a decoction of the flower and roots may be used for delayed menstruation and painful cramps. They may also be used to treat inflammation of the eyes, troubled skin or respiratory problems.
Anemones have a large assortment of symbolism tied to them. They are thought to represent anticipation and unfading love, good luck and protection against evil. As a gift, these flowers may be meaningful in a number of ways, from presenting them to someone stepping into a new stage of life, to telling the recipient that you will always love them

Lilac Anemone

Anemones sprang up from Aphrodite’s tears as she cried over Adonis’ death. Wood anemone is called the Flower of Death in China, and it was an emblem of ill health in ancient Egypt. Areas of Europe also associated the flower with misfortune, though other country-folk considered it a fairy hideaway mainly due to its habit of folding up for the night and in inclement weather. Whether the bad luck arose from fear of disturbing fairies or from the fact that the plant is poisonous and cattle have died from ingesting it is unclear.

“Where streams his blood there blushing springs a rose
And where a tear has dropped, a windflower blows.”

The name Windflower comes from the belief that it will only open in the windy Month of March.

“Coy anemone that ne’er uncloses
Her lips until they’re blown on by the wind.”

And the Greeks believed the flower was a gift from the wind god Anemos (or Eurus), sent to herald his coming in spring.

The Romans believed that the first flower of the season should be plucked as a charm against fever. Until recent times, it was gathered while saying “I gather this against all diseases.” It was then tied around an invalid’s neck. It may be added to rituals of healing or added to a bath. Anemone’s connections to legend of Adonis’s end also make it useful in rituals of death, dying, passing.
Click the links to see all of my Redbubble Anemone Paintings, Anemone Photography, Anemone Greeting Cards, Anemone Stickers, Anemone Tees, and more T-Shirts at Arttowear
My artwork, photography and design can be found in my Zazzle Galleries. Check out customizable gifts and collectables at Female Contemporary Art, Arttowear and Rottweiler Gifts
Follow links to 3DRose for customizable Photography and Acrylic Art
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*My Images Do Not Belong To The Public Domain. All images are copyright © taiche. All Rights Reserved. Copying, altering, displaying or redistribution of any of these images without written permission from the artist is strictly prohibited

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Canon Rebel XT 2.3.13.
Anemone Flowers – Meanings
Although closely related and frequently lumped together, the anemone flower is a separate genus from the hepatica and pasque genera. They are similar in appearance, and are all members of the ranunculaceae – or buttercup – family; however, anemones carry a much larger group of species – roughly 120 in number. Anemones grow wild throughout Japan, North America and Europe, and vary in their growth patterns. These flowers are divided into three distinct groups that tend to dictate their growing habits. These groups include the larger fall flowering varieties, which grow from early summer to late fall, and generally have fibrous roots; the spring flowering varieties, which bloom from either tubers or rhizomes; and the tuberous Mediterranean types, which blossom during spring and summer. The heads of these flowers tend to sprout between 4 to 27 sepals and come in colors of red, blue, white, purple and, infrequently, yellow.

The anemone flower is unquestionably one of the more delicate and beautiful blossoms grown today; however, they are also steeped in myth and touted for their uses. The origin of the anemone flower’s name is a perfect example of its place in mythological history. The red anemone flower is often associated with the death of Adonis, who was stabbed by the sharp tusks of a wild boar. Aphrodite – the beloved of Adonis – heard his cry and ran to him. She found that, as he died, the anemones around his body turned from a crisp white to a shocking red. She then named these blossoms the windflower – namely because the same wind that gently opens the flower will also blow away the faded petals, thus representing the transitory nature of her lover’s life. The anemone flower is also considered a medicinal plant. Although these flowers can be poisonous to both animals and humans, they are thought – in small doses – to aid in a variety of ailments. Most notably, a decoction of the flower and roots may be used for delayed menstruation and painful cramps. They may also be used to treat inflammation of the eyes, troubled skin or respiratory problems.

Anemones have a large assortment of symbolism tied to them. They are thought to represent anticipation and unfading love, good luck and protection against evil. As a gift, these flowers may be meaningful in a number of ways, from presenting them to someone stepping into a new stage of life, to telling the recipient that you will always love them

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