Found Patterns: Fossils

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “Fossil Heaven” by Mike Beauregard (cropped from original),  “Spinners” by Mike Beauregard (cropped from original),  “Diploria fossil brain coral on Devil’s Point Hardground (Cockburn Town Member, Grotto Beach Formation,…

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Found Color Palette: Iridescent

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
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Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “becoming the pearl” by jasleen_kaur,  “Bubble Blur” by Jeff Kubina,  “Brevard Zoo, Viera FL” by Rusty Clark – On the Air M-F 8am-noon (cropped from original),  “iridescent crinkled paper” by cindy jerrell (cropped from original),  “Iridescent…

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Found Patterns: Knits

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “Knitting” by elitatt (cropped from original),  “framgang” by Elisabeth Augusta Borchgrevink,  “Warm Fair Isle” by Diane Wellman,  “Knitted rainbow” by tiffany terry (cropped from original),  “knit blanket” by Chris Phan (cropped from original),  “Knit Texture 3” by beep1o (cropped from original),  “Knit Texture 8” by beep1o,  “White…

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Found Patterns: Around the Cabin

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Found Patterns on The Black River

When I am in a different environment one of my favorite activities is “pattern hunting.” I love looking for found patterns and textures that might go unnoticed. Sometimes…

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Found Patterns: Plastics

Thursday, September 24, 2015
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Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “Many colored straws thrown on top of each other” by Horia Varlan (cropped from original),  “the merry family” by batintherain (cropped from original),  “Green Plastic Bricks” by funkblast (cropped from original),  “Free blue plastic faux…

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Found Color Palette: Chartreuse

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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Images via: (clockwise from top)  “Benary’s Giant Lime zinnia” by Swallowtail Garden Seeds (cropped from original),  “wine glasses” by Whatsername?,  “Electric Collage – chartreuse” by vjlawson2001,  “171” by andreawilla,  “avacado lego” by frankieleon,  “Shrubbery” by Luke Jones (cropped from original),  “lime tulle fabric texture” by Abby Lanes   Our FREE…

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Found Patterns: Beads

Thursday, July 23, 2015
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Images via: (clockwise from top)  “Beads” by say_cheddar (cropped from original),  “Beads” by Robyn Jay,  “String beads” by Gerry Brush,  “African Textile Pattern” by Sherrie Thai (cropped from original),  “Crocheting – Judith Bertoglio-Giffin – African” by PRECIOSA ORNELA (cropped from original),  “Beaded necklaces” by Sarah Joy,  “Turquoise Beads” by cobalt123 (cropped from…

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Found Patterns: Ornate Ceilings

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
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Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “La Fayette Up” by petter palander,  “Hampton Court ceiling gilding” by Matt Brown,  “Osterley House – The Grotto Ceiling” by Maxwell Hamilton,  “Ceiling” by Jo Jakeman,  “Ceiling – St Mary-at-Hill” by Steve Cadman,  “Chapel Ceiling” by Steve Cadman (cropped from…

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Found Patterns: Agriculture

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “DSC_7970” by Cha già José (cropped from original),  “Heather cranberry farms” by Sam Beebe (cropped from original),  “The Golden Sea” by Ian Sane,  “farm equipment” by Jennifer Boyer,  “PhoTones Works #437” by Takuma Kimura,  “Onions in greenhouse” by Dwight Sipler (cropped from original),  “RFT_1223” by Ronald…

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Found Color Palette: Muted

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
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Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “sage, leaves turning color, red rock” by Steven Damron,  “Doux” by Alex Brown (cropped from original),  “closet” by Roco Julie,  “vehicle by a trailer” by Susan Sermoneta,  “Murmansk” by Dino Quinzani (cropped from original),  “JGTexture_Waves” by Jane Garratt (cropped from original),  “GBD_6507” by Gabriele…

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