This is the Hollidge Tract, York Regional Forest, south end, looking West at the sun going down through a screen of trees. The spruce grove is a small dense plantation. Trees in rows are not the most aesthetically pleasing, but all the hoary lichen strung branches filtering an apricot makes creates a transformation.
I’ve been holding onto this one for some days. I had an ambitious and profound blog post composed in my head to go with it. Unfortunately, that masterpiece of eloquence has gone AWOL. Something about seeing the light, and the artists eye, and blah blah blah blather blather blather…
What the heck, this is a personal blog, not philosophy course so I’ll just nudge it on track with casual irreverence, lest I wallow too long in pretentiousness. Ha!
Image: 11”x14” on ripple watercolour paper. Mixed media combining watercolour, watersoluble coloured pencil, coloured pencils, acrylic gel & fine sand. Below, detail for texture. I love texture, some day I think I’ll just roam digitally looking for compositions within the composition, if you get my drift.
If you haven't already seen it, Work In Progress here