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Not perfectly punctual, but almost…September! It’s the first month of Autumn, which to me is one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. The name comes from the Roman word “septum” meaning seven - it was the seventh month in the Roman calendar. The Romans believed the month was looked after by Vulcan, god of fire, and was therefore associated flames and volcanic eruptions. The subtle hints of yellow and orange around September’s eye are meant to allude to this.

The ancient Greeks honored Demeter, goddess of harvest, during the month. The Anglo-Saxons also associated the month with harvest, and called it Barley month. It was the time of year when they harvested barley to be made into their favorite drink, barley brew.

September has three birth flowers. Represented here is the aster. It’s a passionate autumn flower which symbolizes love, daintiness, and patience. Sapphire is the birthstone, and represents intuition and peacefulness. September is also national potato/chicken/biscuit month (among others - mmmmm :)).

September babies! You are meant to be careful, calm, cautious, sympathetic, trustworthy, critical, motivated, clever, have a love for travel, and have a good memory. Good stuff!


Bullet; White JANUARY  Bullet; White FEBRUARY  Bullet; White MARCH  Bullet; White APRIL Bullet; White MAY  Bullet; White  JUNE Bullet; White  JULY Bullet; White  AUGUST  Bullet; White  SEPTEMBER Bullet; White  OCTOBER  Bullet; White  NOVEMBER Bullet; White  DECEMBER Bullet; White 


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InHighCotton's avatar
Now this is a very happy painting...especially for the beginning of autumn when things began to die. Actually where I live, in the Southern part of the US, its still summer, colors of Autumn (the prettier name), or Fall as we mostly call it, begins in October weather-wise.
There are a lot of flowers that bloom, I call them flowers, some call them weeds, this time of year. So its not death to all.
The painting is beautiful.
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alelilie's avatar
This is simply beautiful! :) I love the colors. 
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You're welcome! :)
OginZ's avatar
Aww, pretty! :love:
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Kellista's avatar
wow its just awesome
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Seems like it's been removed, thanks for letting me know :hug:
dreamfanart's avatar
Well done keep up the good work!
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Art-Eli's avatar
i really love the colours! beautiful artwork :)
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Eeren's avatar
Wow, I hadn't noticed the beautiful description! I was born in September! :D
This work is one of the few representation of September that I really like!! *O* Thanks for creating this lovely work!
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Thank you, I'm glad you like the tribute :)
MagicOfTheTiger's avatar
Amazing ..but i didnt  found February :D
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It's still ongoing, so february is on it's way in two months :D
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Thanks for the share :D
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I'm glad you like the publication of your artwork, thanks..
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