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My Art And Why Print On Demand


The internet is filled with hundreds of companies that offer to help artists sell prints of their work.  I have chosen two.  Fine Art America and Zazzle. I’ve learned that POD companies have a very strange attitude when it comes … Continue reading

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Coffe & Art


Coffee cups are just coffee cups, or ARE they?  Recently as I am creating, the thought DOES go through my mind, “How is this going to look on a coffee cup?”  I realize THAT may be the backwards way of … Continue reading

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Am I The Bridge?


Am I The Bridge? by dbuckman Transition “Bridge: A passage between two other passages, in which the destination is of greater importance.” As I review my life I wonder, have I simply served, as “The Bridge”? “Am I The Bridge” … Continue reading

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Lydia Roses


I’ve never given any thought to the “height” of a flower being considered when designing a center piece or wedding bouquet. Or even planting flowers around the yard. Those around the neighborhood who know me, know that when I plant … Continue reading

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Red, Red Rose…


“You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you  are beautiful at sixty, it will  be your soul’s own doing.” Marie Carmichael Stopes (15 October 1880 – 2 October 1958) Single Red Rose Print by dbuckman Some time … Continue reading

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Imperial Purple Orchid


I’ve written time and again, the notion that through flower symbolism we can express what we want to say.  AND, I’ve always been the kind of person who sends hand-written notes, just to say hello!  From a flower’s name to its … Continue reading

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Violet Calla Lillies


Calla Lilly Print by dbuckman This painting, “Violet Calla Lilies” would be a rewarding treat for anyone who comes home after a miserable day of work. Placed as a centerpiece on the living room, a wall near your bedside or in sight of a comfortable chair, the subtle … Continue reading

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On The Post


I had fun a year ago, sharing a “post” a day on Facebook. In my travels through town, I saw different styles, designs and even a variety of decorations adorning the light posts.  I shared these sites via my cell phone.    … Continue reading

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Dissection Of Toms Iris


Toms Irises Print by dbuckman I was the kid who took his sisters dolls apart to see what made them cry (not my sisters, the dolls!).  I was the boy, who a month after receiving a watch for Christmas, disassembled … Continue reading

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January 1, 2010 Boys Town/New Acquaintances


This was a “mass mail” I sent out to everyone on my e-mail list, New Years Day 2010 While I work on new art pieces and narrations, I thought I’d share some of the old… Friday, January 1, 2010 Many … Continue reading

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Blurred Hill – Edgar Allan Poe “The Raven”


Consider “Blurred Hill” my interpretation and memories of Edgar Allan Poes’ writing, “The Raven”.  Even as a young child, I loved to read.  While my friends had comic books,  I had a collection of Edgar Allan Poe writings that I absolutely loved;  … Continue reading

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One Mans Weed Is Another Mans Flower


The calla lilies are a beautiful genus of flowers that have been enjoyed by humans for centuries.   It is a truly unique flower.   In addition as a favorite for gardeners, calla lilies have become extremely popular as cut flowers for any vase. … Continue reading

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Walmart


I HAD to come back and edit this!  The writing below makes it sound as if I shop lifted some flowers from Wal-Mart!!!  THAT is not the case!!!  I only clipped a few of the buds and petals from the … Continue reading

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My Children


In 1993 I joined the organization, “Trucker Buddy“.  The groups’ mission is to help educate and mentor schoolchildren via  pen pal relationships between professional truck drivers and children. Trucker Buddy matches classes of students with drivers. Every week drivers are supposed … Continue reading

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Karmas’ Plans For Me…


I am home.  Though NOT in the condition I expected.  I did EVERYTHING as I was instructed.  In detail; I abstained from pain pills and aspirin-based products for nearly a week.  I quit eating at 7:00 p.m. Thursday.  I had … Continue reading

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