19.04.2009

BJP March “Plum blossom”

Plum blossom is a beloved subject in the traditional painting of East Asia and Vietnam.
In Japan it’s commonly known as ume blossoms and often mentioned in Japanese poetry as a symbol of spring. When used in haiku or renga, they are a kigo or season word for early spring.
see Wikipedia
I’ve made my plum blossoms with polymer clay (fimo soft) and embroidery them over felt and rayon.






Kommentare:

  1. Frühling pur!!! Wunderschön!!!

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  2. Oh my, Natalie! These plum blossoms are perfect in every way. I love what you have done with this piece . . .


    Kathy V in NM

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  3. I am sooooo impressed that YOU MADE these exquisite plum blossom beads with fimo. They are the BEST fimo flower beads I have ever seen. How did you make them shine like glass? Are the coated with something?

    Your piece makes me so happy... it's just beautiful!

    Robin A.

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  4. Ein sehr schönes Frühlingsbild und traumhafte Fimo-Blüten!

    Sabine

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  5. Dear all! Danke! Thank you! :-)

    I used for my fimo flowers the Chrysanthemum Cane tut by Elissa Powell
    http://www.pcpolyzine.com/2000december/chrysanthemum.html
    After baking I coated the flowers with mat lacquer (two coats). I think mat lacque gives more nature appearance to flowers than gloss one.

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  6. Your work is so very lovely, such wonderful soft colors and simplistic style. I love that you are making usable pieces of art out of each piece.

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  7. I am amazed that you could make such beautiful flowers out of fimo! And what wonderful pieces of art you are making! Bravo!
    Warmest aloha,
    CC

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  8. Beautiful!
    Marty S
    Crackpot Beader

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