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October! The tenth month of the year, though originally the eighth (hence the name “octo”). It’s known as the month of sudden changes, and was termed the “yellow month’” by the Slavs because of the fading of the leaf. The ancient Europeans marked the month as the dying harvest and thus the ending of the year. October was therefore seen as a month of mysteries and dark secrets, which lends itself well to the celebrations of All Hallows Eve or Halloween.

It’s birth flower, the calendula, symbolizes grief and sorrow and is valued for it’s medicinal and culinary properties. October’s birthstone is the opal which is said to bring love, passion and stimulate emotional expression and vigor. It was believed that the opal would crack if it was worn by someone who wasn’t born in October.

October is national pizza month, squirrel awareness month as well as many other notable remembrances :D For those born in October (happy bday!) some traits are: chatty, friendly, opinionated, emotional, honest, loves travel art and literature, and is a daydreamer.

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chillher's avatar
lovely gallery.
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Gold Cup by KmyGraphic Congraz you´re Deviation is featured by :iconyes2all: have a great day Roses-and-Butterfly by KmyGraphic
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A beautiful painting. I love chrysanthemums, all of the colors, I wish we had them all of the year. The bright colors of autumn, and falling petals, as the leaves fall, and the darkness, with the witchy eyes...this painting seems to have all of October.
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I'm glad you think so :)

My birthday was yesterday

Lizard2002's avatar
I love your descriptions attached to your work. It adds to the beauty of what you do. Beautiful color!
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I glad you think so :)
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How do you draw faces so well!?!! :O
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Haha thanks :)
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ByBy2014's avatar
October is my birth month.I'm born on October 11
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Hope you like this tribute then :)
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Great Look! :)
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Kuiia's avatar
I was born on October 19 and
I never liked it because I couldn't find anything good about it.
I'm glad I saw this
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October is a great month (I love the baked goodies and autumn feel)!
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And I totally agree with GuardianStaff, you DO NOT suffer from same-face syndrome. You are so very talented.
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Thanks I appreciate it :aww:
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Really interesting facts, and the art is awesome too. I am so cool, being born in October. :happybounce:  Big Fool Emoji-03 (Creep Stare) [V2] 
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Thank you XD
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Featured this piece in this journal header. Hope you don't mind. This is one stunning work and I really neededto share it around
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Thanks! And I don't mind, thanks for including credit :)
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