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Almost blue by IvanRostoff Almost blue :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 8 0 Attempting to Dream in Colour by IvanRostoff Attempting to Dream in Colour :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 5 0 Mr Happy Face by IvanRostoff Mr Happy Face :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 9 11 Crystal soul by IvanRostoff Crystal soul :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 4 0 New Thing by IvanRostoff New Thing :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 2 0
1000 words
They say a picture is worth a thousand words.        My reply.    Wet paint.
Go ahead paint one five hundredth of a picture and express those two words. I dare you.
The problem is, what picture and which words are you talking about?  If we are talking about a painting by one of the great masters, you or I would have difficulty doing it justice with mere words, even a thousand. But if I give you several pages of Shakespeare could you paint a picture equal to them? I think not. So at best it should go-  A picture may be worth a thousand words depending on the author and painter in question. Not quite as forceful or snappy as the original. But the original is wrong.
I get why people like to say it. I get frustrated when when a manual does not have enough illustrations. I hate it when a history book talks about a war for fifty pages without a single map. Many scholarly works will go out of their way to not use a single picture in a thousand pages; as
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AstroPig by IvanRostoff AstroPig :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 5 0 Wuv Me by IvanRostoff Wuv Me :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 1 0 Experimentation in Pretty by IvanRostoff Experimentation in Pretty :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 12 0 Fractional Crystallization by IvanRostoff Fractional Crystallization :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 8 0 Hidden Discoveries by IvanRostoff Hidden Discoveries :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 5 3 Islands of Purple by IvanRostoff Islands of Purple :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 4 0 Sun Fire Daisies by IvanRostoff Sun Fire Daisies :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 3 0 Colour out of Darkness by IvanRostoff Colour out of Darkness :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 4 1 Colour Test by IvanRostoff Colour Test :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 5 1 Homestead by IvanRostoff Homestead :iconivanrostoff:IvanRostoff 8 2


Bamburgh Castle by newcastlemale Bamburgh Castle :iconnewcastlemale:newcastlemale 481 182 Warkworth Castle by newcastlemale Warkworth Castle :iconnewcastlemale:newcastlemale 694 199 The Pieces Are Coming Together by RalphHorsley The Pieces Are Coming Together :iconralphhorsley:RalphHorsley 1,267 192 Don Quixote meets his Chimera by RSConnett Don Quixote meets his Chimera :iconrsconnett:RSConnett 360 89 Owls of the Northeast by JadaFitch Owls of the Northeast :iconjadafitch:JadaFitch 378 24 Black Hole in the Milky Way by TanyaShatseva Black Hole in the Milky Way :icontanyashatseva:TanyaShatseva 1,424 44 Morgan Freeman Made with SALT by AtomiccircuS Morgan Freeman Made with SALT :iconatomiccircus:AtomiccircuS 523 32 StrawrobberyDrawing by AtomiccircuS StrawrobberyDrawing :iconatomiccircus:AtomiccircuS 426 17 Rima - StarVeil by DaveRapoza Rima - StarVeil :icondaverapoza:DaveRapoza 294 7 The Witcher - A Matter of Life and Death (Modern) by astoralexander The Witcher - A Matter of Life and Death (Modern) :iconastoralexander:astoralexander 2,463 43 Pokemon - Misty EVOLVED by beethy Pokemon - Misty EVOLVED :iconbeethy:beethy 6,512 1,386 Hearthstone - Sleep with the Fishes by namesjames Hearthstone - Sleep with the Fishes :iconnamesjames:namesjames 621 19 Once upon a time II by clair0bscur Once upon a time II :iconclair0bscur:clair0bscur 289 11 Black Rock Castle - Regicide by Edarneor Black Rock Castle - Regicide :iconedarneor:Edarneor 69 2 Bob's Toothpick City by BobsToothpickCityArt Bob's Toothpick City :iconbobstoothpickcityart:BobsToothpickCityArt 4,124 347 Robot designs by MikeAzevedo Robot designs :iconmikeazevedo:MikeAzevedo 590 26
I was shoveling out the driveway.  I was having some difficulty because there were these giant weeds sticking out of the snow.  they were so think that I could not chop through them. I should have cut through them with the weed wacker months ago.  I was berating myself and thinking I would having to haul out the weed wacker and chop them down or I would have to deal with them all winter.   And then this cute chubby  little black bird landed in my driveway and began feeding on my tall weeds.  I decided then and there, that cute little bird would have starved to death without my laziness.  I had made the right decision and saved a life!


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flowerpowerstock Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the Favorites Icon 3D 
MichaelVogt Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2018  Professional Artist
Thanks for the :+fav:!
Entropician Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2018  Professional General Artist

Hi, thanks for the fav, I hope you'll enjoy even the rest of my gallery, have a good day, bye!:) 

TofstoFs Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2017
JOURS D'APRES - LUMIERE by TofstoFs Thanks :)!
KnightFlyte96 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
thank you for the fav;)
Kitteh-Pawz Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:'s :)
DeTea Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav :)
miguelam76 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the fav, really appreciated. :)
fredmai Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for faving my work, Ivan! :)
travelie Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2017
thanks for faving Meow :3 Heart 
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