Painting is just another way of keeping a diary ~Pablo Picasso

Monday, February 27, 2017

Water Colors

One of the things about a really rainy month (I'm pretty sure we've broken the local record for rainiest February) is that things look more colorful when they're wet. I normally see February as a very uncolorful month, just dark green, rust, and the peridot color of our moss in winter. But this year with our nearly constant rain I can't help noticing all the subtle colors that I've been overlooking. Tree trunks, branches, and underbrush have been an ongoing motif this month as I've explored this color theme. Today's image wasn't made in the rain, but on a very foggy morning this weekend, and the fog really softened all the colors so it reminded me of a watercolor.  I've probably photographed this group of trees on five different occasions this month, but the very cold, damp, and foggy light on Saturday gave me my favorite palette.


Giga said...

He'd have to be a great painter, to paint such a picture. Regards.

stardust said...

By scrolling down, I found you showed us how the different weather caused the different effect on colors and textures.


Laura~Pretty Pix said...

Beautiful.. love the pastel colors.