More intriguing investigations that occur while out gardening...
Marja-Leena | 12/06/2013 | 10 comments
themes: Home, Nature, Photoworks
Ooooo-er! For a moment I thought that first picture was a stroke of multicoloured, dry brushwork. Then I realised it was more, much more. Mmmmm!
Wondrous! The top one is like a magical brushstroke.
Tom, the top leaf really is amazing, isn't it? I was trimming off a finished part of my urn plant (Aechmea Fasciata) and out of curiosity pulled each leaf from the core, which revealed the magenta colouring that is normally hidden from sight! That set off thoughts on what other variegations do I have in my garden.
Olga, nature's own brush stroke, isn't it?
You have such an amazing ability to arrange elements in the most elegant way for your scans. I particularly like that first one as the colour shifts are so surprising but the other two also have great appeal. Nice one M-L.
Susan, thank you, you are always so kind and appreciative of my simple play.
I make jewelry and usually turn to nature for color combinations that will work in my projects. You've provided me with wonderful colors for inspiration, Marja-Leena! These images are wonderful.
Martha, thank you and I'm so happy that you find these inspirational. I'd love to see your jewelry -- have you thought of showing some on your blog?
Very fine and gentle variations in colour and texture strike me as more attractive than bolder tones and contrasts. I think it is something to do with the English landscape and climate.
I was caught out by the "brushstroke" as well.
And the group looks rather like flowers. (And I do think that green must be the most common flower color, surely, given the thousands on a single tree.)
Joe, that is an interesting thought, that the climate influences colour choices.
Marly, so let us agree that green is the most common flower colour!