Fig Leaf Overlap

This sunlit leaf causes me to imagine I can see its veins extending down to the chlorophyll itself, sucking up the energy and transmitting it to the rest of the tree.  The intervening leaf blocking the sunlight to a portion of the bright green leaf steals a bit of its sun. However, the tree gets […]

Fallen Fig Leaf

Today’s watercolor experiment: Yesterday’s post was a rendition of a grouping of fig leaves in situ on the fig tree in our back yard. I was attracted by the fall colors and shadows. I left the composition without unifying the disparate shapes of the different color/shading values, leaving a rather abstract collection of forms. Today, […]

The Urge

Have you ever walked outside, seen something beautiful, and gotten an urge? Maybe that feeling is translated in my head as an urge. More likely, my appreciation of beautiful light, reflecting from or being transmitted through something I see every day, is short-circuited and comes to my attention as an urge. Is this familiar to anyone? This […]