500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #375 – Moon 12-007a

Moon 12-007a Imaginings from what is perceived: I obviously played a little with exposure and vibrancy here. I feel this would make a great hallway mural, but I tend to enjoy a creepy in my environment. What inspires an artist? “All they see” is the first and most literal answer. For me, that is several … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #375 – Moon 12-007a

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #374 – Moon 12-002a

Moon 12-002a Imaginings from what is perceived: The fun of black & white is all about the old monster movies for me. I can hear the werewolves howling in the dark and expect a bat to fly by at any moment. I also imagine the sky & moon maps I got with my first telescope. … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #374 – Moon 12-002a

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #373 – Moon 11-006a

Moon 11-006a Imaginings from what is perceived: I was reading a book on Japanese watercolors and this composition felt exactly like them to me. I imagine this painted on a long strip of silk, hanging near a doorway of some affluent family home. What inspires an artist? “All they see” is the first and most … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #373 – Moon 11-006a

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #372 – Moon 11-002a

Moon 11-002a Imaginings from what is perceived: I often see my shots as movie stills. The moon and different hues are hidden in the sky around it, allow for expressions of moods at a far greater range than day time shots. I’m curious to know how this shot makes you feel. What inspires an artist? … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #372 – Moon 11-002a

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #371 – Moon 12-004a

Moon 12-004a Imaginings from what is perceived: The moon has a particular attraction to us. It adds mood and intensity to every image. It can be ominous & foreboding; luminous & joyous; playful & whimsical. I love seeing it through the car window. I love seeing it through the trees. I love seeing it in … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #371 – Moon 12-004a

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #370 – Halloween 14-002

Halloween 14-002 Imaginings from what is perceived: This odd decoration sits on the tree and always seems out of place. I blame the Pirates of the Caribbean movie. It seems quite unhappy to be stuck in a tree. Perhaps, I’ll let him float back to see and one day release him in the river. What … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #370 – Halloween 14-002

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #369 – Halloween 14-003

Halloween 14-003 Imaginings from what is perceived: Happy Halloween. There are many creepy things that shine in the odd light of the fall season; some strange fruit hangs from yonder tree. Perhaps a ghost of seasons past. What inspires an artist? “All they see” is the first and most literal answer. For me, that is … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #369 – Halloween 14-003

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #368 – Fall 14-006

Fall 14-006 Imaginings from what is perceived: This Fall has given some very interesting colors. There's something creepy in the air and this foggy morning gave us all the Halloween we could want. Maybe I should be keeping my eyes closer to the ground, to see if any white faces are peering from behind the … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #368 – Fall 14-006

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #367 – Al Ain Desert #37

Al Ain Desert #37 Imaginings from what is perceived: The dunes seam like cut-outs with the sun behind them, but they give off a subtle light and heat. The sun scatters lights through the humidity in the air and reflects off my camera lens, like an impressionist painting with a post-modern nod to greater simplicity. … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #367 – Al Ain Desert #37

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #366 – Al Ain Desert #1

Al Ain Desert #1 Imaginings from what is perceived: The tree was my main reason for this composition, but as I was examining the different shots I took of it, I saw the small shadow on the sun and a series of images came to me. From the helicopter scene in Apocalypse Now to the … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #366 – Al Ain Desert #1