Tag Archives: textures

River Walk – Sticky Textures

I’m fascinated by textures, and this backlit holly caught my eye. Holly leaves are so unique, but usually their dark waxy leaves don’t have enough contrast to appreciate their thorny edges so clearly. The sticks from the branches of the … Continue reading

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Jan 3/16 Sorting

The varied textures of these stones, sticks, ice and water that I captured yesterday remind me of the texture of today. I think for many of us the new year brings an urge to purge and organize things. I got … Continue reading

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5 Day Black & White Photograph Challenge – Day One – Twisted

Thanks, Cee, for tagging me on the 5 Day Black and White Photograph Challenge. On Day One I have tagged wsj2day whose photography I admire, wit I relish, and friendship and support I appreciate deeply. Looking forward to four more days of … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Project – Man and His Dog

Pages Forty-nine and Fifty The very final pages including our SnoBoots SketchCats stamp. Several of us in my community have been doing the Sketchbook Project for the past few years, and we get together to work on them. We stamp … Continue reading

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Breathing Space – February 15/14

I found this amazing ice pattern in my backyard on the edge of the river a couple weeks ago during the last freeze. Too bad this one missed out on my Northwest Winter Textures sketchbook project, but it’s still fun … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Project – Douglas Fir Bark

Pages Seventeen and Eighteen: Two views, photos and a scan of the photo, scatchboard sketch and rubbing of Douglas Fir Bark. This was a tough rubbing because the bark was so rough, but it really formed the paper onto the … Continue reading

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