Thursday, August 26, 2010

Cereus Flower

While I was playing with this image it reminded me of jewelry - I wanted to put jewels in the four directions on the circle. If you look closely the center is a dark blue - I could put lapis in the center -it is a semiprecious stone that is usually rich azure blue. The gold are the stamens of the flower. It really is a night blooming cereus getting ready to close, the full sun was on it for a while this morning illuminating it's delicate petals.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

building reflections

Was driving downtown the other day and decided to take some pictures looking up. Reflections are neat - you never know what the distortion in the glass is going to look like.

Thursday, August 12, 2010


Butterfly wings are full of color and patterns, above from one of the blue Morpho of Peru.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Shows for the end of Summer

I have 3 mandalas in the Artist Member Group show at the Depot in Steamboat Springs, CO. It was a rainy weekend - its monsoon season. I helped set up, and stayed long enough at the opening to enjoy some of the home made food the other artists brought.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Glowing Edges

Hey, it's August already, we are on the downhill side of Summer! I took pictures at the Botanic Gardens - with lots of flowers to choose from. Above is a clematis but it's hard to tell because I used the feature called glowing edges to create the picture. Sharp edges are what makes a photo, so this is just a different treatment of the edge, which turned out kind of fun. Enjoy.