I have been busy with other stuff…. and I realised just now that I hadn’t picked up my camera for a few days. So what’s going on?! The weather has been lousy and I think I am so obsessed with light and shadows that on a dull day I just don’t see anything that makes me think “Quick!! I have to take a picture!” – so I haven’t (I really feel strongly that you cannot force these things, it will come or it won’t). Also, since starting to paint seriously again after a few years of pfaffing around, I guess my creativity is split at the moment!
Anyway, today is gloriously (and unexpectedly) sunny and I was in the middle of upholstering the chairs when I looked out of the window and these shadows really called to me. I love the mix of shapes on the fence, and then the texture of the fence behind.
I also love black and white in photographs – my art work is always extremely colourful but with a camera I think I prefer the simplification that black and white brings. It strips everything back to shape and texture.
I feel like I am really in the groove at the moment with having ideas and trying them out. I am saddened that it has taken two months off work before the fog really started to clear but happy that it has – I knew it would come back at some point!
More tomorrow…. 🙂