Work AND Play

 

Stacking wood, raking up a shocking number of acorns that fell this year, and cleaning up the garden are all things that demand my attention and energy right now.

But I decided to work in a batch of papers as creative relief yesterday.

Oh, wood got stacked, some of the acorns got raked, but I also had some fun.

This is how it starts:

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This was a modest gathering of plants and flowers. Things are dying all round, and I feel the urgency to preserve them while I can. Though there is a marked difference in the intensity of some of the colors now. The leaves and some of the plants are just plain tired. A fair number of the papers in this batch were lackluster. Pale imitations of their former glory.

But there were a few pleasing results….

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I included a long vine that was attached to this morning glory, and the blue followed the stem around the paper… that was an unexpected but happy result…

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This one is just a tad on the scary side….DSC05673

And here is my favorite of the entire batch… lilac leaves that had turned burgundy/green/yellow on the plant that grows in the chicken run:

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The only thing is…. now all I’m left with is wood to stack, acorns to rake and a garden to clean up.

Play time is over….

 

For now. :-)

 

lime-wild

 

 

 

 

Comments

  1. Cheryl Taylor says:

    Still beautiful!

    Now it\’s time to get back to painting!

  2. Cheryl Taylor says:

    Still beautiful!

    Now it\’s time to get back to painting!

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