Organizize!

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A very short post tonight to deliver up a 2nd serving of my “Organizize!” Icon Series. Tonight I present for your pleasure, four well-used oak file drawer images for your Accounts, Medical Records, Shopping Lists and Receipts, and Desktop or Scrapbook Wallpapers. Hope you enjoy them! I’ve got more coming over the next several days, but if you have any special requests, just leave a comment to this post and I’ll give it a whirl.

Sometimes I get asked where do my ideas for clip art, icons, or paintings come from. This particular series was created originally for my cousin, Flora Spector, who developed and maintains a few different websites (including several of her own) geared to fans of Sherlock Holmes. A couple of years ago, when she was looking to update one of the sites, I designed a few different concepts that I thought would be perfect. Alas, Flo didn’t feel any of my artwork fit what she had in mind. Normally, I would simply try to get a better understanding of what a “client” is looking for and try again, but this happened just at the time when I was undergoing a particularly grueling round of chemo and was having a hard time even sitting up or focusing my eyes. So – I put that artwork on the back-burner and forgot about it, while Flo went ahead and either created the artwork she wanted herself or hired another graphic artist. The site came out quite nice – but very different from what I had in mind, so I see why she didn’t find my designs suitable. A couple of weeks ago, when I was cleaning up my digital archives, I came across that artwork again. Seemed a shame to let all that work go to waste, and so, hopefully, now it won’t!

By the way, if you’re a “Sherlockian” or know someone who is, you might want to check out my cousin’s two related websites (or any of the other Sherlockian Web Ring sites that link to hers). One of Flo’s websites is a blog she maintains for her alter-ego “Mrs. Hudson” (yes, THAT Mrs. Hudson!) at: The Musings of Mrs. Hudson. Another of her websites is for one of the Sherlockian groups she belongs to, The White Rose Irregulars, which holds their meetings in and around Reading, Pa.

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Heeere’s ERNIE!

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The past few days my time has been diverted from this blog to helping out a friend by doing some research for him. Fascinating subject that I hope to one day share with y’all but for now it’s best I remain mum. In the heart-felt words of my favorite comedienne, the late Gilda Radner (aka Roseanne Rosannadanna): “Never Mind.” As a consequence, I have not had the time to do the research necessary to share with you some interesting facts or thought-provoking musings or other fodder apropos of the subject of this very early morning’s offering of free images suitable as clip art or icons inspired by the life and literature of Ernest Hemingway. But I did not want to neglect my followers altogether lest you think I’ve abandoned you. So without further ado or nonsensical ramblings….

Heeere’s ERNIE!

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OH BOY! A New Multi-Part Icon/Clip-Art Series – ‘Hemingway’

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Tonight This morning! I am introducing the first installment of a multi-part series of images (suitable for either icons or clip art) entitled “Hemingway”. For those of you who’ve viewed my Scrapblogs you are probably familiar with my Hemingway series originally created 3 or 4 years ago. This new series combines several brand new images along with revised versions of the old series. All images from this new series are 512x512px .png images in order to make them accessible for everyone whereas I had only released the old set as 128×128 px .icns.

IconDoIt’s Hemingway Series of images celebrates a tiny slice of the passions & achievements of Ernest Hemingway. More than half a century after his death, the appeal of this enigmatic “Man’s Man” continues to grow and remain relevant due to the eloquence of Hemingway’s prose and universality of his characters thrust into a rapidly changing world where conventional values, relationships and expectations no longer have meaning and tomorrow is the ultimate unknown, all woven together with exotic locations and varied adventures and all with the core theme man as an individual and the compulsion to seek challenges to triumph over himself and his environment. From the point of view of characters dealing with the reality of living in the eye of the storm, life is at once thrilling, horrifying, compelling, alienating, inspiring, depressing, life-affirming, destructive, ancient, modern and seductive.

Free Icons of the Day

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