Tuesday, January 17, 2012

In Mother Nature's Studio


When Mother Nature takes out her glitter, get out of the way. This past Thursday, she bedazzled our whole area in a thick layer of it. We didn't even bother leaving the house. We just sat tight and watched her work.



She's the only artist I know who can get away with this sort of unapologetic, over-the-top behaviour. How does she do it? She makes it look so easy. It's like it's second-nature or something... I wish I knew what brand of glue she used.

Truth be told, Mother Nature has always been one of my favourite artists. I find her work eminently inspirational and timeless. Her use of lines is magical. She's got repetition and composition down to a science. Her way with light and shadow is to die for, and her colour-mixing: perfection! It's obvious she's a natural. And I am fairly convinced that she can do anything.


Just look at her artwork. It blows my mind! To be perfectly honest, I'm more than a little jealous. I wish I had even one iota of her talent. Luckily, she lets me into her studio whenever I like. I'm trying to take full advantage of that. Who better to learn from, eh?

♥M

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25 comments:

  1. Gorgeous photos of a spectacular storm.

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  2. Very pretty. But worrysome at the same time. Those Ice Storms have caused many downed trees and power failures for us over the years so I especially hate to see it.

    Your pictures are cool, though. DUH, of course they are, they are of ice!! That was a pun. ~lol~
    xx, Carol

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  3. Fabulous pictures! Love the frozen carrots sign, I remember you cut them with the Boy’s letterfont?

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  4. Mother Nature is a creative artist for sure...such technique, such new use of mediums! :)

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  5. Wow! Amazing photos! Couldn't agree more, nature is the ultimate artist, we should all respect and admire :) I haven't stopped by here in ages so could be here for a while back-tracking...

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  6. Oh my, what stunning photos Michele! Those icicles. The carrot tag is my fav. I have to remember to use B&W more often. Looks like it was a good thing you didn't have to go anywhere. I imagine the roads were awful!

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  7. Stunning images! You should be very proud of these . Thank you so much for sharing them with us.

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  8. Great pictures! Mother nature is amazing.

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  9. Breathtaking photographs. A grouping of these would be so lovely on a wall.

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  10. Ohhhhh..its Lovely..are you the photographer..? well I love the awesome clicks!

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    1. I am indeed the photographer Khadija. :)

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  11. Wow that looks amazing and makes me positively frigid! It is beautiful though. Great photos!

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  12. Wow, stunning. And beautiful photos, too.

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  13. wouah! superbes photos. dame nature fait de bien belles choses!

    a bientot

    pascale

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  14. thanks for your kind comments everyone!

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