New Arrival to Death

Take a moment and observe all the colours and textures of this composition. Mother Nature painted this. She filed it with reminders of the wonderful life all around us. She reminds us to stop and take a moment. This leaf with it's mottled green and yellow surface drew me in and I'm so glad it … Continue reading New Arrival to Death

The First Sign of…

This floated onto our breakfast table early last week on a particularly windy day. Could this be an early sign of f... You know what? Let's not mential the other "F" word just yet and just enjoy the beautiful colours that appeared at the breakfast table on this particularly windy, Summer's day! Prints & more … Continue reading The First Sign of…

Well Preserved

The frost had just melted and left us with some colour preserved in these dying leaves. It's a wonder if they know they are dead yet. I adore these tones and hues of greens and browns. I feel that If I could stare at them long enough I might be able to emulate them in … Continue reading Well Preserved

The Rot of Life

Simple beauty is all around us if we only stop a minute to look for it. I almost missed this beech leaf as I was raking up the yard, but something about it caught my eye. It's fragile and sturdy at the same time. It seems to be trying to hold onto its integrity before … Continue reading The Rot of Life

The Forest Floor

Mother Nature paints the best abstracts, in my view. I've been scanning this image, up and down, over and over again... I'm amazed by the shapes of the leaves, how they curl and crumble. I just love all the colours and textures I can see in these subtle tones... They fuel my ceramics as well. … Continue reading The Forest Floor

Pre-Spring Colours – A Delicious Palet of Subtle Hues

There are so many reasons I love Spring and they all have to do with the surprises that pop out after the snow melts. I get excited and impatient to see it all! I've almost always focused on the small wildflowers hiding under all this dead stuff, but this time I looked closely at the … Continue reading Pre-Spring Colours – A Delicious Palet of Subtle Hues

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #352 – Fall 08-005

Fall 08-005 Imaginings from what is perceived: The sun heightens many of the colors we see here, and the green that remains seems to release a coolness that invites us into the shade of the tree. The world becomes filled with a visual noise in the Fall around here as the trees scream and sing … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #352 – Fall 08-005

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #351 – Fall 08-001

Fall 08-001 Imaginings from what is perceived: Wandering in the woods of Mont-Tremblant Park, in mid-September the colors were spectacular. I took dozens of shots and it was very hard to choose pictures to post. The variety of colors as we go from tree to tree is astounding. The world becomes a sight of joyous … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #351 – Fall 08-001