Thursday, March 4, 2010

The Divine Diptych Project

I finally got my camera out and started a new project.  Here is  a little bit about it from the blog we have started about the project;
"The Divine Diptych Project is a collaboration between 37 photographers some of whom pair up every week and in each pair take a photo each on the same theme.  The diptychs you see here are the results of these collaborations.  Feel free to comment on what we have done, and tell us what the stories they tell you. "  
This is the opening statement for the new blog for the Divine Diptych Project.  You can visit the blog 
 (one of my other possible choices-I made the headpiece from fresh flowers and vintage lace and also made the big tulle collar from a soft, shimmery deep cream coloured tulle)
I was paired with the lovely and talented Heather of Heather Evans Smith Photography.  Her work is just inspired and amazing.  Please check out her website and other amazing photographs. You will love them!  Find her siteHERE.
 I have just copied what Heather had to say about our pairing. She is so sweet and talented. She was so right about our photographs;
"Merle and I didn't set any rules except for a square format. We both adore vintage styles. Merle went for a 1920s-30s feel and I channeled the 1960s. Both of us used flowers in our hair and neither one of us was surprised to see that the other had done the same, seemed like a no-brainer based on our interests. Merle has become quite a confidant of mine lately and I was excited to pair up with her on this project."
My Itty Bitty Baby Boy Tobias Greenmoss!  Love this Green-Eyed Sweetheart! He is my little Fae Creature for sure and for certain!  I found him as an orphaned and abandoned 3 week old kitten on a big lump on moss crying for his mother-that broke my heart. He was very sick and the runt of the litter.  For me, that meant he was all mine and I was the luckiest person ever!  That was 8 years ago!  He is still a tiny cat, but oh so wonderful and funny!  A Blessing indeed!
   With one of my dear Parrish Relics by Jen Parrish.  Visit her amazing jewelry 
HERE.  And, more variations on the theme...
I hope this post finds you all well!


Edera Jewelry said...

Just love this series, Merle!--and I love the collaborative idea of the diptych project :) Bright colors and flowers are really inspiring me too right now!

Carousel Dreams said...

I love everything about these Merle - beautiful

Holly Loves Art said...

Wow! I am so impressed. YOU are so talented and beautiful. The colors... just stunning. And I love how you adore your sweet little green-eyed kitty. I like seeing him in the photos with you. Very sweet.
Take care,

heather said...


The Josie Baggley Company said...

very cool make-up & costumery & I love the cinematic effect in these pics too!

Carol Anne Strange said...

Spectacular images, Merle. They are truly captivating. xx

KatinkaPinka said...

pretty pretty! ♥ ♥ ♥ i hope some day you will take my picture and turn me into a blushing flower princess, too!


Firuzan said...

how enchanting art all your photos Rowan. just adore to all. and i love your new background texture too. hope all is well with you. sending best wishes to your way. love and kisses precios one..

elle moss said...

These are so gorgeous! I wanna play dress up with you :D
no, really!
LOVE the processing~

RowanDeVoe said...

Thank you all for your comments! I want to dress you all up and take your photos! There is nothing more fun!

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Lena said...

Awesome Merle! You are so artistical and beautiful!
I adore the colors and your style! xoxo

Queen Of Småland said...

Beautiful piccys!
Very nice colors!!!!
Peace and Magic