Tuesday, March 28, 2017

I KNOW HOW TO BE IDLE AND BLESSED, HOW TO STROLL THROUGH THE FIELDS AND KNEEL DOWN IN THE GRASS WHICH I HAVE BEEN DOING ALL DAY ACTUALLY. TELL ME, WHAT ELSE SHOULD I HAVE DONE? DOESN'T EVERYTHING DIE AT LAST, AND TOO SOON? TELL ME, WHAT IS IT YOU PLAN TO DO WITH YOUR ONE WILD & PRECIOUS LIFE?


you are a wildflower, a beauty unsurpassed. in each soul is the unique imprint of the grace of god. nowhere in the world is there another exactly like you. of that you can justly be proud!
paramahansa yogananda

you are a wild flower
🐝🐝🐝
 someone who devours nature
while too being it

creativity with blessings

here's a wonderful blessed bee 🐝 moment:) 
a behind the scenes captured while shooting
the may queen 


this is in my backyard, at the time, in east dulwich.
see my sweetness???
always around with her peculiar waysπŸ‘Έ
alice solantania saga

here's a taste from this shoot:) with the skills of editing/ photoshopping
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"you must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear;
to-morrow 'ill be the happiest time of all the glad new-year;
of all the glad new-year, mother, the maddest merriest day,
for i'm to be queen o' the may, mother, i'm to be queen o' the may.

there's many a black, black eye, they say, but none so bright as mine;
there's margaret and mary, there's kate and caroline;
but none so fair as little alice in all the land they say,
so i'm to be queen o' the may, mother, i'm to be queen o' the may."
 

alfred lord tennyson's the may queen

the above quirkinees cute poem
 together with this photograph
below 
(other inspirations can be found here)
was my inspiration for this shoot
as captured by the inspiration
julia margaret cameron
may queen

here's from another self-portrait shoot i created, as inspired by princesse tuvstarr
as
 illustrated by 
i made up a whole story from this one art piece
that you can view in my inspiration collage i created 
for this shoot further down below in this post
that piece is the only!?
part  i have yet to createπŸ’œ
since i needed a pond which i finally have found
actually:)))
(see further down in this post)

testing the light:)
tuvstarr

part 3 or 4 of this series:)

tuvstarr

this one i created on new years eve 2014
princesse tuvstarr
named
my heart is refusing me
tuvstarr

playing
colours = πŸ’œ
tuvstarr

i created a moodboard for my tuvstarr story
the midde image is the last one i am to create
soon
or
rather
when i am ready
tuvstarr

my little place is becoming inspirational:)))
see that sketch? it's by new friend matt! he's an artist & too an art teacher😊
AND
😊
 my neighbour:) how lucky can one get??? 
the sketch is of one of my cuteness dolls.
artist home
i know, i need to see my inspirations. have them around my eyes at all times:)))
artist home

artist house

mornings & some afternoons i am exploring the happiness of epping forest while listening to audio books and podcasts. there is such knowledge and beauty out there. i found an amazing podcast episode as created by krista tippett interviewing mary oliver, ohlalala...i have found a new person to adore:)))

who made the world?
who made the swan, and the black bear?
who made the grasshopper?
this grasshopper - i mean-
the one who has flung herself out of the grass,
the one who is eating the sugar out of my hand,
who is moving her jaws back and forth instead of up and down-
who is gazing around with her enormous and complicated eyes.
now she lifts her pale forearms and thoroughly washes her face.
now she snaps her wings open, and floats away.
i don't know exactly what a prayer is.
i do know how to pay attention, how to fall down
into the grass, how to kneel down in the grass,
how to be idle and blessed, how to stroll through the fields,
which is what i have been doing all day.
tell me, what else should i have done?
doesn't  everything die at last, and too soon?
tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?

-  the summer day
 by

epping forestπŸ’œ
epping essex
my lake for princesse tuvstarr:)))

finding more & more beauty as spring comes along:)))
looking like this most of the time...!
comfy:)
😊
πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ
comfy

comfy

i'll leave you with dears of mine
meet my
kitty violette amorina sweetness
imagination to explore
πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ
alice saga
faith hope love

Monday, March 20, 2017

THE SPIRIT OF A ROSE

alice saga
i found a beautiful rose filled with diamond looking water drops:) my morning of saturday started with this magic. i held it delicately in my hand when capturing its beauty try 1. after many hours finally arriving home i decided to capture it properly with my canon, but of course the diamond drops was by then gone:(

the spirit of a rose
in delicate hands
pink rose
 which version do you like most?
pink rose

at home this happened
i put her on my fave violette flowered fabric
pink rose
 again
2 versions:)
rose
i think this rose was a sign, you see...i for long have had an idea for a self-portrait series. it is based upon the ballet le spectre de la rose (the spirit of a rose), see the one i adore
the location is to be
the magical
pergola gardens
pergola gardens

each and every afternoon i am re-working perfecting previous works while building up my life.
found this self-portrait from my angel series the other day. and i like it. so in to photoshop it went.
hope you like it too:)???
an angel praying for mercy

this one is from my
i am a dream
series
fine art photography
as always heavily inspired by the ballerina anna pavlovaπŸ’œ

the flat is, as i have mentioned before, slowly like a snail coming together:)))
i am praying for a table to show up, one to use as my art creating place!
artist home
 sunshine is smilingly waving hello:)

artist home

artist home

a house of an artist & christian

artist home

artist home

&

hmmmmm!!!!;0)
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some work still to be created 
shall we agree?
quirky artist home

spring was happening last week & finally managed to put on some pretty clothes:)
vintage sunshine dress/ bangles & bow ballerinas
top shop candy knit sweater
antique cross as gifted by my mom

vintage outfit
 still too tired for the make up thingy. but when i am game, game onπŸ˜‡

mornings in epping forest magic
epping essex
this place is filled with deers of all ages:))) such wonders!

created a tiny little film filled with my fine art photography works & self-portratis.
i read a poem
one of the greatest sanskrit dramatists
hope you devour

here's some filmstills:)
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a dream

nature rose beauty

opened up a shop on etsy:)))
the magic of violette

a beautiful silky dress with a peter pan collar
mint condition since it's never been worn
to be adored

here's some wonders for you:)
collage faeries

let's listen to the 
the wiseness 
of 
mary oliver 

when it's over, i want to say: 
all my life
i was married to amazement.
i was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.

faith hope love
alice solantania saga

(images in my ipad collage that are not by me are taken from my pinterest (re-pinned)& tumblr (re-blogged), please let me know if I have used your image and you want to be credited and I will do asap!)

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

The House/ Life of an Artist:) The Faerie Tales of Violette

hey:)

how are you all? i hope you doing fantastic:)?!
here in epping land my house is coming together, such a long process but am figuring out where to have what. a neighbour did not want his/ her book shelves so now they belong to me:) i have too started to decorate my walls with inspirations and my own art. the family dolls are finding their sweet spots and so am i. afternoons is spent working on various pieces of art & photography works of mine. the mornings belong to the forest with books & podcasts. such a whole world!:))) such a magic world to be alive in. please though....SUNSHINEπŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’› where are you???  hello sun in my face:)

some snaps i took the other day of my little flat
artist house

artist house

artist house

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alice solantania saga

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moster ser du?πŸ’œπŸ’•πŸ’œπŸ’•?

artist house

artist house

my little teskedsgumma:)
πŸ‘΅πŸ‘΅πŸ‘΅
teskedsgumman

oh dearπŸ˜…πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‰
having fun playing the princesse in chaos
this is my pavlova potter dress for something special
monsoon dress
 the dress is by monsoon

an outfit going to the food store & forest
a walking outfit

here are a couple of images from my
faeries of the flowers 
a self-portrait series
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hope you like:)?!πŸ’œ 

all dresses = vintage

i found this editorial by inez & vinoodh 
for w magazine and its fall 16 issue:) fell in love with a couple of images:) 

the season of the witch
inez & vinoodh
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inez vinoodh
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inez vinoodh

if you have followed me a while you might know that in 2013 i had a 365 day project creating collages either on my ipad or by cutting pasting tears from magazines. found the below one the other dayπŸ‘Έ
med kΓ€rlek
πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•
inspirational collage
with love
πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•
alice solantania saga

(images in my ipad collage that are not by me are taken from my pinterest (re-pinned)& tumblr (re-blogged), please let me know if I have used your image and you want to be credited and I will do asap!)