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May by escume May by escume

I can’t believe it’s already May :o

May is the fifth month of the calendar and a time for Spring in the Northern Hemisphere and Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. Either way a beautiful month!

The month was most likely named after the Greek goddess of Spring and growth, Maia. The Roman poet Ovid instead claimed May was named after the Latin word maiores meaning elders. He also concluded that “bad girls wed in May” and it was considered back luck to get married this month. It was also considered bad luck to buy a broom in May…hmmm.

May's birthstone, the emerald, is symbolic of love and success.  Its birth flower, Lily of the Valley, is associated with sweetness, purity and humility despite its highly poisonous nature.

Mother’s Day is the most well-known holiday of the month. Other events include Cinco de Mayo, Better Sleep Month, Respect for Chickens Month, Teacher Appreciation Month, Towel Day on the 25th,  and Pickle Week on the fourth week. Traits of those born in May can be: imaginative, eager for debate, beautiful, easily influenced, a lover of art and literature, quick thinking and understanding :)


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 


website Bullet; Blue facebook Bullet; Blue tumblr

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Lilach-N Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Brilliance! 
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liketoparty Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
hi love this series of work. i was wondering about your inspirations/ concept, the process on how you arrived to the final image, what inspired hair styles, eye makeup & the colour pallet. why did you choose all girls? would love to know more.  thanks
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escume Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014   Digital Artist
Hi there and thank you :) For this series, my inspirations can be found  in the descriptions of the images (and often the color palette is influences by the month's flower or stone). For other inspirations/info feel free to check out my FAQ annadittmann.com/FAQ :)
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gfm21 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
Gorgeous! I love the color you used around her eyes, very stunning Clap 
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escume Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you!
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melissyjane Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so gorgeous! I'm absolutely in love with your style!
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escume Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks :heart:
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EclipticMaus Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautiful! Heart 
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escume Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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UglyEllie Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing
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