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Next year, I will be 75. Between my age and what has been going on in the world this last year and a half, I have become more aware of the moments in my daily life. I love to walk and appreciate and am curious about what I experience with my senses. The smell of the creek, new flowers blooming, the touch of the wind and the warm sun are all stored away in my being. Since these sensations happen in the present, they tend to be fleeting . Our backyard garden is another place I like to wander to...
Abstracting the Garden
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Our backyard garden is a huge influence in my art. My husband does nearly all the gardening. I use the garden's phases throughout the year as inspiration. Lucky me ! For the last few months, I have been exploring how the shapes ,lines, colours, and feelings of pleasure and joy I experience can be expressed in an abstract way on canvas. "Morning Dew" is one in the series that I have finished . Which aspects or feelings of summer jump out to you in this mixed media piece ? I would love to hear from you. In the next...