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Yellow Jessamine by Ziva

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RetroCollage is delighted to introduce the work of an exciting new artist: Ziva! She creates vibrant yet delicately colored floral subjects. Please check back often on Art of RetroCollage to see more of Ziva’s art — coming soon!

Yellow Jessamine (2011)




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Barefoot Mahala (w/linky) April 13, 2011, 3:57 am

Thanks for stopping by!

Eric Edelman April 13, 2011, 12:47 pm

You’re welcome — it’s a pleasure. Thanks for your visit!

Stonelaughter (w/linky) April 13, 2011, 3:58 am

Thanks for stopping by!

Eric Edelman April 13, 2011, 12:44 pm

Thank you!

Stonelaughter (w/linky) April 13, 2011, 4:00 am

Happy WW!

Eric Edelman April 13, 2011, 12:43 pm

Thanks! And to you as well.

Carol @ There's Always Thyme to Cook April 13, 2011, 7:40 am

Very pretty print!

Eric Edelman April 13, 2011, 12:30 pm

Thanks! Ziva says she’s happy you like it. And thanks for visiting.

bethere2day w/linky April 13, 2011, 9:37 am

Happy WW!

Eric Edelman April 13, 2011, 12:28 pm

And to you as well — thanks!

Comedy Plus April 13, 2011, 10:07 am

I didn’t know that Jasmine’s nectar is toxic to honey bees. Wow.

Have a terrific day. ๐Ÿ™‚

Eric Edelman April 13, 2011, 12:27 pm

News to us too. But some sites say that butterflies seek out the nectar, which would imply that it’s not toxic to them. What an intricate world this is!

Have an excellent day! ๐Ÿ˜€

Mandy April 13, 2011, 12:40 pm

Thank you for the comment and recognition. ๐Ÿ™‚

Eric Edelman April 13, 2011, 12:51 pm

Thank you. And thanks for visiting.

PippaD @ A Mothers Ramblings April 13, 2011, 1:57 pm

How interesting and a great sketch too.

Eric Edelman April 13, 2011, 10:00 pm

Thanks very much for your comment! Actually, Ziva applies tints to digitally-scanned antique wood-engraving images of botanical subjects to produce her pictures, which can then be printed in a variety of sizes.

project alicia April 13, 2011, 2:11 pm

Very nice. Thanks for linking to WW!

Eric Edelman April 13, 2011, 10:02 pm

Thanks for your link as well! Happy WW!

noelle April 13, 2011, 11:31 pm

thanks for stopping by my WW.
i love the print too!!!!

Eric Edelman April 13, 2011, 11:48 pm

Thank you as well! Glad you like the print! -Ziva

Tomas April 14, 2011, 3:00 am

Now I know the name of that beautiful flower. Thank you.

Eric Edelman April 15, 2011, 2:04 am

And thank YOU for your regular visits and valued comments!

Lauren @ Hobo Mama = Family of (almost) four = linky! April 14, 2011, 12:41 pm

Beautiful! And I’ve learned something about jessamine now.

Visiting from Hobo Mama and Natural Parents Network!

Ziva April 15, 2011, 2:12 am

Thanks. I would have thought they were honeysuckles, too. And you made it past the captcha both times!

Faythe @ GrammyMouseTails April 14, 2011, 8:11 pm

what a nice botanical drawing! very reminiscent of the ones found in journals. Of course I adore the floral ones best! thanks for stopping by, hope to visit with you again.

Ziva April 15, 2011, 2:13 am

Thanks. I enjoy visiting your website, too.

Dave July 14, 2011, 3:04 am

Really nice. Do you know of a work with bright colored flowers? I need those for 4 rooms we are decorating. We need paintings that have colors that complement the room. -Dave

Eric Edelman July 14, 2011, 4:17 am

Thanks! Have you looked at the florals available in our gallery? There may be something there that will work:

Allan Murray September 15, 2011, 3:06 am

“jessamine has a nectar that is toxic to honeybees and other living things” – We one of these at the corner of our garden. Now I know why the reason why insects stay away from this plant. It’s a beautiful plant with amazing yellow flowers though…

Eric Edelman September 15, 2011, 12:32 pm

Thanks very much, Allan! We hope you’ll visit us again as we post more floral images.

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