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Dancing Leaves

Dancing Leaves

It’s been a gorgeous weekend of blue skies, red bushes, and warm weather. Not the typical November weather. Warming trend is pleasurable but concerning at the same time.  typically the leaves would be performing their Fall dances in the wind…  

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Thousands and thousands

Apparently my site is in a top 15% of visitors. That’s wonderful. I’m seeking to know what visitors think of this site, the art, blogs…anything really. Please provide your comments below either good or bad and I promise to respond! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

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What the eye sees

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What the eye sees

One of my most favourite artists - Rubens - understood optics and illusions. It was a Renaissance and enlightenment obsession. Many artists, Vemeer for instance, Seurat for another were obsessed how light and perspective shape an image for the eye. Heady science really. A well known story too.  Recently I was thinking how out of an overload of information our mind and eyes order the world. In landscape many artists select out all the chaos. Nature seems neat and tidy. But I’m playing with the idea - what if we include in as much information as we can. Maximalism. Are...

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Pausing

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Pausing

They used to refer to the pandemic as “The Great Pause”. I haven’t heard that in a while. What with the catastrophic consequences of this illness and public health crisis it’s hardly been a time of calm, quiet reflection. One thing for me that comes close to a time of peace has been my walks in nature. Nothing is more reassuring than the green and the flowers and fresh air. But still my mind is busy and distracted with worries. In years ahead when COVID is a distant memory I think I’ll still be distracted with worries. Why? Because before...

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