My mother is a painter. Her passion is plants and one of her many gifts is painting. One of those gifts, that when it comes easy, you tend not to pursue it. She is a wonderful portrait artist and I always just wanted to be able to paint a landscape that I was proud of.
The greatest gift is a portion of thyself –Ralph Waldo Emerson
So, I began to take pictures of what I wished that I could paint and here are a few I took in the last couple of weeks. Composition is my favorite challenge. To take something ordinary and present it in such a way that people can say, I’ve never noticed how beautiful that could be…
All streams flow to the sea because it is lower than they are. Humility gives it its power –Lao Tzu
From sunrise to sunset, today will be thirteen hours and four minutes long. Remember to watch…
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AWESOME ARTIST EYES my DEAR Sister:-)
My favourite one is the cold front arriving….was hard to pick just one!!
I happened to see the wonderful Moon last nite, too!!
LOVE YOU ALWAYS,
That one is my favorite too! Although they are all very beautiful…. you are very talented.
Thank you both. It’s fun looking at the world with a large, handheld eyeball!
Very nice series of shots — like them a lot
Thank you for taking the time to check them out!