My two recent posts (Siding, Up Close and Surface of the House) were close up shots of wooden siding lit by oblique rays of the sun. Below is a photo from a greater distance.
Another photo lit with sidelong rays:
I was feeling a bit lost during my walk the other day. The directions posted on the sidewalk didn’t help much.
I was watching a green heron stalk tiny air bubbles the other day. It stood up and ruffled its feathers for a bit. Shortly after that it flew away. Below is a watercolor pencil sketch (sans wash) of that ruffled moment.
I love bright days when the sun is low in the sky, especially when the rays glance off highly textured, rough surfaces.
Remember when eating out was a social activity?
I love birds. Especially birds with interesting coloring. I saw a blue and reddish streak fly by me yesterday as I was walking on the edge of the lake. It seemed about to land, but I lost sight of it as it passed some tall reeds. I continued slowly and discovered the bird standing on […]
I had a nice walk today. This tree caught my attention. I wonder how the bark assumes its patterns.
As an observer at a nail salon the other day, I noticed that the penultimate stage of a pedicure required the use of a tissue paper brass knuckle arrangement to keep the toes apart so they would dry properly. Nothing of the sort was offered for the hands, however. The lady pictured below was doing […]
As seen through the waiting room window: