Abstract art is sometimes described as a departure from reality using shapes, forms, colors, and textures. Above is a macro photograph I took of a rose from my garden. It is one way I like to create abstract art. Below is a second photo I took of the same rose from a slightly different angle. Continue reading
Primary colors are the three basic colors from which all others are mixed. You can’t make these colors by mixing any others together. Continue reading
As I’ve written in previous posts, I love knitting and I’m always excited to begin a new project. I do have a bad habit however of wanting to start my next project before I’m finished the current one. Above is a scarf I worked on recently, and as usual, while knitting it, I was already daydreaming about choosing colors for the next. I quickly finished, and It looked nice, but unfortunately because I’d hurried, this scarf was a little too short. I set it aside for a couple of days and then decided to undo the finished end and lengthen the scarf. When I finished for the second time, I was much happier with the results. Below you can see the completed scarf. This certainly was a lesson in patience. Next time, I plan to slow down and enjoy the project I’m working on, before jumping to the next.
I haven’t taken the photo challenge for a few weeks, but today I decided to participate. The subject was Patterns. That started me searching inside and outside our house for interesting patterns. I spent quite a bit of time in the garden looking at flowers and leaves. Above is one of succulents I photographed this morning. Later in the day our younger grandson was working on a painting, and when he finished I knew I had definitely found a wonderful example of pattern. Plus I wanted to share his beautiful watercolor with you. take a look.
I love to watercolor and watch what the paint does when it contacts the water. Continue reading