Tuesday, June 16, 2015

gynandromorphism. Gynandromorphismus


 As I enjoyed a cup of ginger tea recently I read an article about rare half male- half female butterflies and since this caught my interest I googled and found THIS.
I decided to make a page to remember this fascinating butterfly .. and why not combining it with TSFT and AJJ - you know..our theme still is MASCULINE/FEMININE at
ART JOURNAL JOURNEY.



So I dried my ginger tea bag, glued it into my journal and started this spread with this
male/female butterfly and my mug using some watercolors and Neocolore II watersoluble crayons, gesso and Stabilo All pencil as well as a thin permanent black pen..


Hope you like it!
Also linked to Anything Goes at


Kürzlich , bei einer Tasse Ingwer Tee,  las ich etwas über halb männliche/ halb weibliche Schmetterlinge - und da mich das echt interessierte hab ich gegoogelt und DAS HIER gefunden.
Ich dachte mir - das ist es wert darüber eine Journalseite zu machen - warum nicht gleich mit 
TSFT (dafür hab ich die Tasse gemalt) und dem Maskulin/ Feminin Thema bei AJJ verbinden?
Ich hab meinen leeren Ingwer Tee Beutel getrocknet und ins Journal geklebt und startete meine Doppelseite mit Gesso , Wasserfarbe, Neocolore II Kreiden, Stabilo All Stift und Permanentmarker und ich hoffe sie gefällt Dir!

Gelinkt wird auch nochmal zu MOO MANIA & MORE..
da ist heute der letzte Tag "Anything Goes"

34 comments :

  1. na das ist ja wieder irre schön,gefällt mir seeehr gut.
    schöne neue woche für dich.


    bussi jenny

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  2. Total schön, und eine ganz neue Perspektive für AJJ. Wunderbare, weiche Farben auch. Hugs, Valerie

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  3. Great pages...love the butterfly ; )

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  4. How interesting and beautiful, both the original and your striking pages. Gorgeous! Ruth x

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  5. What a fascinating article, and a lovely set of pages.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. Your page is beautiful and truly honours the fascinating specimen. Whilst it is nice for others to see this rare butterfly in preservation, I think it should have been allowed to live it's natural life first. Thanks for sharing the article Susi and your ginger coffee. Happy T Day :D

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  7. Love the way you made the great pages into a spread Susi and the butterfly tale is terrific--going to explore the link

    Love Chrissie xx

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  8. Well I certainly learned something new this T Tuesday. First, I was appalled that the butterfly became an exhibit before it had a chance to live out its existence. But, I was truly impressed with the differences in the male and female characteristics. You have done a wonderful job representing them, too. I admit the tea bag fared better than the original butterfly. Your butterfly is gorgeous.

    Thanks for sharing this new-to-me word, condition, and butterfly, as well as your gorgeous rendition of it. Love the spread with the mug, too. So glad you found a way to combine your challenges again.

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  9. I didn't know that. But from now one I do.
    Love your pages again. Everyday I think
    what will be Susi page today.
    Enjoy your work Anneke

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  10. Hallo Susi,
    das ist wirklich perfekt umgesetzt, was dir immer alles
    einfällt?!
    Freue mich immer bei dir vorbeizuschauen.
    LG Sadie

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  11. Nice page. I need to check out this butterfly and I love how you used to tea bag on your page. And the brown splatters look almost like tea too. Have a great day!

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  12. Fabulous page Suze and great way to remember the butterfly
    x catherine

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  13. Fabulous creation, love the design and colours
    {aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  14. Wow never knew such a thing existed, I thought it was only worms! That's what I love about your blog Susi, you learn such fab things while you are treated to some wonderful works of art ;)
    Biggest hugs
    Donna xxx

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  15. I have never heard of this rare phenomenon, but the article was so interesting. Your spread is just great and fits the male/female theme about as perfectly as possible! Happy T Day!

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  16. Faszinierend dieser Schmetterling! Habe ich noch
    nie etwas von gehört.
    Und Deine Seite ist wieder mal sehr schön geworden,
    schöne Farben und Muster.
    Ich kann nur den Teebeutel nicht finden :))

    Hab einen wunderschönen Tag
    Tinna ✐

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  17. Fascinating Susi
    AND
    your journal pages are gorgeous.
    The extra touch of the tea bag adds nice texture and interest too.
    Happy T Day to you
    oxo

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  18. Wow I've never heard of half and half butterflies! Fascinating. Great page!!
    Happy T day as well!

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  19. Nice story of how this artwork came about, with your ginger tea and the butterfly story.
    Clever idea to use the ginger teabag and a painting of your mug too, and great how it all turned out.

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  20. What a striking butterfly! Happy T Tuesday :)

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  21. Learn something every day. Lovely butterfly though. Love to see one in person. xox

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  22. fantastic journal pages-and what an interesting species that butterfly is! Happy T day!

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  23. Very interesting about the butterflies, and I am delighted with your journal page, so creative and beautiful. I never would have thought of using my teabag!

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  24. Well, I learn something new with this visit. Its a fantastic page and I love how you used the tea bag.
    Yvonne xx

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  25. Lovely butterfly...one I've never heard of, but makes a stunning journal page! happy T day!

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  26. Like it? I love it!!!! Now how was that ginger tea?
    Sandy xx

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  27. Interesting fact and you found something perfect for your journal. Ginger tea sounds good.

    Darla

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  28. Beautiful Susi! And i learned a new word! Happy Belated Tday!! Hugs! deb

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  29. Beautiful pages! Love this butterfly :)

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  30. Great pages and an informational post this week. Poor Butterfly though that was unfortunate to be born someplace where they wouldn't let him live.

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  31. Sorry I am so late in returning your T-day visit.

    What an interesting article about the butterfly. You captured it beautifully on your page, and what a great idea to use your tea bag for the background.

    Thanks for visiting me this week.

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  32. WOW what a totally interesting thing! Who knew that could happen? Thanks so much for doing the research and sharing and then creating such beautiful spread as well!! hugs xoxo

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  33. So glad I've had a little time to see what you're creating. These pages are so wonderful - colours, warmth and spirit. And that male/female teabag butterfly is stunning.
    Alison xx

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