entry sh 174 titled: chakra curtains

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this is not a shadow of me after i did my hair up, though it could have been. rather it is simply a cactus on the window sill casting it's shadow on the curtain at my wife's workplace

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and here's another one. the room has a series of plain colored silk curtains arranged side by side to represent all the chakra colors- which are basically the colors of the rainbow with a twist or two. the heart chakra could be green but she has chosen pink and the crown chakra is white. so the order is:
root- red
sex- orange
solar plexus- yellow
pink (or green)- heart
blue- throat
violet- third eye
white- crown

there are differences of opinion regarding the third eye and crown colors but that doesn't really matter here since we are focusing on the shadows. regardless the curtains give a nice appropriate atmosphere to her workplace.
and the shadows add an interesting element to the progressive vertical color scheme.

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there are venetian type blinds in all the windows so when the slats are opened they cast their shadows on the curtains. the unevenly ruffled curtains produce uneven shadow patterns

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the windows themselves are old style side-hinged with 6 panes separated by muntins which compound the design of the shadows. just today i was repairing some of these windows on another part of the building so i can attest to the fact that they look nice but require a lot of maintenance.

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these next images are different variations of the shadows from the blind slats

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that's all folks the show is over so time to drop the curtain, shadows and all

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