Here is Fall, just as we come to the official close of the season. You many recall my Winter and Spring portraits. I’ve only Summer to go, and the Four Seasons will be available as prints. Below you can see the progression of the face. Nothing fancy, just using the brush tool in Photoshop to act …
It was thrilling to watch this water snake snapping at a snack, but he missed.
I know, it’s blurry. I’d just arrived at the blind, camera still in the case, when this magnificent heron soared from nowhere, into my view. This photo illustrates MY thrill at capturing even a blurred image of this beauty.
Last post you met the beautiful little guy who unlike his friends, returned to the same leaf, directly in front of me, and posed. To be sure I got his best side, here are two more. Enough now, I promise:)
The last in my three-part SPRING uplift;)
Walking through a forest in February is ordinarily a study in black and white values. The gray is consuming. The eye yearns for relief. Fortunately, these puddles beckoned me over to admire them. I have not enhanced their colors. They are what they were when they called.
Yes, unadulterated scum, drifting on streams in a park near my home. What is it? I have no idea. I am however, fascinated with the textures and patterns and colors it creates. A terrible beauty.
My potatoes do love me. The reverse has always been true, but today as I reached down into a bag of especially fine tubers (organic of course), my secret message tumbled forth. I adore my potatoes and now I am assured that the feeling is mutual.
For those of you who do not know, NJ, USA was hit with a scary, freakish pre-Halloween snow storm. Power and internet service is just coming back after five days. While this was not a tragic event, it caused (among other things), the slashing of thousands of limbs from hundreds of trees, still sporting lush …
VERY soon now, Portrait of a Girl and Her Art will be available in hardcover, paperback and PDF . I’m working on additional electronic formats. Very soon I’ll have purchase info ready for one step clicking. Portrait of a Girl and Her Art already has a dedicated blog where art tips, exciting interviews with young …
We’ve got ’em. Just this afternoon, the sun came out and the maple leaves are doing their best to shine. Won’t be long now till Harvey tries his best to make his dreams come true. Not to worry though, because he is almost always thwarted by nature’s balance and the boundaries of our kitty enclosure.