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 love bright days when the sun is low in the sky, especially when the rays glance off highly textured, rough surfaces.
I like the rich, diverse array of color, shape and tone in this shot.
This is the first time in 5 years of daily posts that I’ve missed my deadline by a significant amount. The title of the piece is how I feel.
I used rough paper for this composition. So far it is just a background. I’ve got some thinking to do before I propose an appropriate foreground befitting such a textured surface.
I just started reading a biography of Leonardo daVinci. It is very interesting but, in conjunction with my goal of experimenting with watercolor every day, it is intimidating. I began today’s experiment with dry brush strokes of quinacridone rust on paper with rough texture. I proceeded with short, choppy brushstrokes, blending with yellow and blue, […]
One usually thinks of a parking lot as a great expanse of pavement. Below is a photograph of one of the corners. Perhaps it is THE corner of origin of this lot.
I found a nice bit of paint on the parking lot today, a relief from yesterday’s jarring misalignment (see Put it Back). I had to scoot my feet out of the way so I didn’t get them in the frame of the photo. I had to guess when my phone camera was parallel to the […]
This composition is a transverse view of the cloud into which the Indian Rope Trickster ascends. The region above the clouds appears to be a crucible. It is not clear if said tricksters are aware of what awaits. Perhaps it is a hot meal.