I have to admit after taking these photos I headed straight to the shower. Although I really do think this is beautiful I was grossing out a bit checking the many different shots I took. These four are my favorite!
I took my advice in my last blog and took some time to relax and enjoy the color, texture and patterns offered to me outside last night. It was just what I needed after a couple of stressful days.
After I thought I was finished with some great shots I sat on my porch to reflex and enjoy the evening in silence. As I was just sitting there my eyes were drawn to my rose bush ready to bloom I noticed there were these tiny creatures moving on the very end of a branch. The evening sun was hitting this branch just right making the edges of these creatures and the intricacy of the plant fibers glow. I grabbed my camera once more and these four shots show you them in detail. These bugs appear so delicate, almost made out of glass. The evening sun gives color of contrast to both the subject and the background. Wow!
Needless to say I love it when I can capture a surprise as this. And I love it when I can show you! If you have any comments, I would love to hear them. If you would like more information on any of my art, you may email me.
My art often begins with a single photograph, a reflection of my eye—an eye that is deeply attracted to the texture, pattern, and shape found in nature. Whether it is the intricate pattern on the bark of a tree, the gentle curve of a woman’s breast, or the smooth, shiny shapes of pebbles along the shores of Lake Superior, I seek to display the wonder of creation in its purest form.
From a single photograph, a single vision or impression, my art charts its own course. From photograph to canvas to sculpture, my hands become dirty, my fingernails caked with the mediums of art, and my heart becomes filled with joy as each piece blossoms, quite organically, into what it was meant to be.
I hope to help those who view my art to feel connected to nature. Perhaps it is not always obvious. But, quite possibly, the viewer will see in a new way and will feel a new appreciation for the organic elements around us.