Painted Sky

The clouds swirled around some unseen source.Not sun, not moonSome light hole in the sky. It took a fraction of a second to see it dissipate after I caught it. When I brought the image into photoshop, some of the swirl had magically evaporated and left behind hints of this aquamarine sky. See More at Arts M.Perron

Watercolour Sky

Sunrise almost always inspires my creativity. The framing of this one was I'm portent, as I was taking random shots from across the street and found myself frustrated by the signs of human presence: houses, electrical wires, etc… While cropping to get the framing right, I saw more than my original attraction tin to the … Continue reading Watercolour Sky

Textured Sunrise

The tension is all in the texture! I kept playing with detail, definition and focus. On the camera, I could tell there was something to see in the trees themselves and it was making me anxious. The blessing of poor eyesight has been that I need to trust my instincts and grab shots that feel … Continue reading Textured Sunrise

Stained Glass Sky

This shot was originally taken at sunrise. The silhouettes of the trees played a fun contrast against the redness of the sun. When I played with saturations, the redness of the sun painted the whole sky this gorgeous blue. In the close-up you can see that the slightest wisp of cloud also got highlighted in … Continue reading Stained Glass Sky

Red Sky Morning 1

"Red Sky in the morning, sailor's warning" Isn't that how the saying goes? There is a strange tension between the bands of colour in the sky and how the silhouetted trees contrast with them. I played a lot with this image and found it increasingly painterly. Something similar to a group of Seven styling. See … Continue reading Red Sky Morning 1

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #60: Self-Portrait, I Think

Self-Portrait, I Think: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. I've been revisiting a group of painters who were part of the whole Montmartre scene in the early 20th century... this bunch has been influencing my work for years. I've decided to do a series of pop-icon portraits in … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #60: Self-Portrait, I Think

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #59: Stranger Lands 4

Stranger Lands 4: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. An abstract work of art can be anything. The artist may impose a leading tittle or outright describe his vision, but I choose to embrace a different fun. To some, it is a flow of lines, forms, or colours; … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #59: Stranger Lands 4

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #58: Stranger Lands 3

Stranger Lands 3: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. My daughter loves this drawing... every time she looks at it she bursts into giggles. I really love her sense of humour and her reaction fills my heart to bursting. I also get a tickle of enjoyment the viewers … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #58: Stranger Lands 3

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #57: Stranger Lands 2

Stranger Lands 2: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. I think almost everyone is amused and intrigued by the lone shoe often seen on the side of every highway, but there are always tons of everyday objects that to the curious mind can be anything but mundane... What … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #57: Stranger Lands 2

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #56: Stranger Lands 1

Stranger Lands 1: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. I have always had a strange attraction to unusual or humorous road signs... I love to imagine what people would do when noticing signs that have no intrinsic meaning in themselves, but could affect a person deeply, depending on … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #56: Stranger Lands 1