Tableau Tuesday

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Tableau Tuesday

Postby JillStar » Tue Mar 15, 2016 6:44 pm

I'm trying something new to see if it takes off. Tableau Tuesday!

1. What the heck does Tableau mean?
From various on-line Dictionaries
a: a view or sight that looks like a picture
b: a scene that typically shows an event in history or literature, created on a stage
by a group of people who are dressed in costumes and who do not speak or move
c: a graphic description or representation
d: a striking or artistic grouping : arrangement, scene
e: a depiction of a scene usually presented on a stage by silent and motionless costumed participants
f: a vivid or graphic description: The movie was a tableau of a soldier's life.
g: a striking incidental scene, as of a picturesque group of people.
h: an interlude during a scene when all the performers on stage freeze in position & then resume action.

2. Why call it Tableau on WT rather than Picture or Image?
Well, silly... because I want to post them on Tuesday... thus... Tableau Tuesday. If we can rename a day of the week to be Puesday than Picture Perfect Puesday would definitely sound quite awesome. :wink:

3. So, what does all this mean, really?
I will post a free-for-use picture... errr... tableau from the internet and you can write a poem or story or anything that comes to mind. Post your writing below the picture or store it secretly on your computer. You could create a writing blog in the blog section and post it there. Whichever. :-D
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