bare bones: spring 01

It all started here, back in February. I got really fascinated with creating minimal, linear compositions with sticks, stems, & snow. At the time, I wondered how I might explore the series in other seasons, since part of what really made it work was the solid white backdrop.

Today’s image works on the same aesthetic with the bare stems left over from winter hanging over the black water of the creek. It looks like the winter scene in negative.

blog040915_barebones_spring97/365: plant stems over the creek

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happy accident

It is no one’s design or intention. But this line forms the most interesting part of the whole wall.

We might think we’re seeking perfection but, a lot of what we love most is in the flaws.

blog030215_crack60/365: crack

blowin’ in the wind

Yesterday on our walk, we came across this collaboration of grass, wind & snow. We watched as the bracing wind transformed the dried blades of grass into precision instruments, guiding their swaying movements like an invisible compass to etch these perfect arcs into the snow.

wind patterns 0252/365: wind pattern