SKY BLUE REFLECTIONS, 20" x 20" IS NOW THIS:
IT WAS THIS:
No matter how hard I try to ignore the details and simplify; it is the details, the intersection of the lines, the use of colors, one on top of the other to achieve the values, the distribution of the different weights, that intrigue me. The complexities and their connections in nature that interests me. So I've been plodding along, feeling my way--I still have a ways to go...
In the great outdoors to find a way to the field of wild daffodils that lies in a clearing deep in the woods.This morning, seventy degrees and sunny, was the ideal time to take a look at the situation. As I carefully slide the doorwall open, I was greeted by the steadfast gaze of a deer with a coat warming to the rays of the sun. She froze in her stance and stood there eyeing me as I adjusted my camera to get just the right shot, then took off as I made my way towards her domain.
|The Accommodating Doe, digital photograph.|
My plan is to have the gardener clear me a path into the woods. But after surveying the possible places of entry, I realized, it's some big job.Viewed up close, instead of from my bedroom window,there were a lot of barricades between me and those wild daffodils. While the situation gave me doubts about my idea, I was fascinated by the sculptural formations of the downed trees and the wide range of neutral colors. The structures were gorgeous. Powerful--certainly worthy of painting--worthier of sculpture.
|Reference photograph for painting or sculpting.|
Close, But Oh So Far Away; To be Admired, but not touched. This digital photograph was the best I could do--till I find a suitable walking stick--or a guy with a chain saw and machete.