Friday, September 9, 2011

Urceolate

Contained within the urceolate boundaries of this curiotype is an unexpected oddment! He lives a dreamy, meditative life, hidden away in a flower similar to this one. I only discovered him very recently, when the specimen happened to be turned upside down.

Photoshop with text from Gray's Introduction to Structural & Systemic Botany, 1876

8 comments:

  1. WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW,WOW, and once more WOW !!
    Oh, flower, Oh so sweet ...
    scent divine Oh what a treat!


    speechless ! ( therefore I can't say anything)

    I really love it!

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  2. And what three wishes have you asked of this lil' guy? Wonderful!

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  3. Thank you all so much! Your sweet comments have already granted my wishes!

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  4. Nice work. Your work has an interesting point of view.

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  5. Love him!! (I mean it... your illustration!) It's stunningly beautiful, Leah ! And all the details of the flower when seen at larger scale... just brilliant.

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  6. Wonderful! I love the serene expression and the story around this lil one. :)

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