Happy New Year

Sitting in a friend’s house while she is away in Hawai’i, I looked over by the door and saw this still life sitting there on top of the microwave. A round rock sitting on a dried leaf. It spoke to me in some way. Symbolized something. It reminded me of the self portraits I do for the Self Portrait PhotoClub project – I always seem to make an image of a rock in the middle of something – chaotic grasses, flowing water, and now a leaf. I am the grounded earthiness in the middle of everything. It always feels that way.

So I start out the New Year with a self portrait of sorts, and wonder what this year bring.

And you?

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Pastel Still Life

My friend D. was working in her studio when I dropped by the other day. She was working on a self portrait and had her tray of pastels sitting on the table.

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Blue Bowl Blueberries

Blue Bowl Blueberries

Summer.

No fruit says summer like blueberries. When I was a kid, my uncle had a large blueberry patch up on the hill behind my grandmother’s house. We would spend lazy summer days picking them and eating them. I don’t recall any of them making them back down to the house.

What fruit says summer to you?

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