Pastel quotes

Last month I went to my hometown, Ravenna. Spring had just rounded the corner – I had unknowingly landed in a town full of flowers and beauty and colour.

I took quite a few photos, but these are the ones I took with my macro lens and whose flowers aren’t completely in focus, their colours smudged, the contours blending into each other like pastel drawings.

There is the strong possibility that these are my absolute favourite of the whole series.

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Color is the fruit of life.

Guillaume Apollinaire

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Drawing and colour are not distinct, everything in nature is coloured.

Paul Cezanne

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Every form is a base for colour, every colour is the attribute of a form.

Victor Vasarely

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There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another.

Edouard Manet

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Color is all. When color is right, form is right. Color is everything, color is vibration like music; and everything is vibration.

Marc Chagall

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About Full Of Daisies

I am permanently in love. Things I like: purple, pasta, silk, autumn, the smell of mould, candles, cachi, having friends, water, new things, rice, eggs (all eggs!), fresh grass, olive trees, shiny things, glitter, hanging objects, windcatchers, wind, couscous, wasabi, carnivores, presents, snow, leaves, orchids, feathers, cappelletti, meat, fruit (all fruit), more del gelso (Morus alba L.), pigs, candles, christmas, polenta fritta!, separating egg whites from yokes in my hands, cartoons, dragons, the ocean, nudibranchi, cows, mercury (the metal), cosmos (the flowers), thunderstorms, Mika, turtles, acquariums, green and blue (mixed), siccamores, spring, snails, 24, porc with a sweet sauce (apple, cranberry, tomatoes jam), looking at a swimming pool upsidedown and underwater, english accent, open-minded people, driving, blue skies, checkered tablecloths, butterflies, books and cartoons in rhyme, painting eggs, the star-shadows that football players have, silver, laughing, Vivaldi, bells and chimes, white and purple, creating. Complete Happiness: Early morning. Sun, with a breeze; a pond with water lilies. A house, with a garden, full of plants. A vegetable patch, lemon, orange and mandarin trees. Cosmos everywhere. Birds in the trees; a tortoise eating the salad from the vegetable patch; a mammal (I couldn’t decide which one would make me happier) close by. No houses for as far as the eye can see. Me, a man that loves me and that I love. Friends coming over for a lunch that I have to prepare, and have all the ingredients for all ready in the kitchen.

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