Spindrift [Fine snow that blows off a mountain… well, I guess it could blow off anywhere, but this was snow blowing around above the Bow Valley]
Snow is melting away before our eyes as spring finally, finally finds its way to the Bow Valley. This year, it seems like winter has been here for a very long time.
S, it turns out, is full of potential when it comes to this month’s daily blogging challenge! It seems everywhere I look it’s all about transformation (the theme this month is Travel, Transformation and Transition…).
Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been receiving updates on a watercolour painting from Dad’s studio…
In an artist’s studio, ideas are transformed into drawings, paintings, prints, lino cuts…
The subject matter? Unusual, to say the least!
Slug, slowly making his way to completion…
Slug on the Camino by E. Colin Williams (2018)
Stormy Seas… by E. Colin Williams (Oil on Board) I don’t think that’s actually the real title, but today is S day so I’ll leave it for now… I’m sure Dad will let me the correct title.
When I travel, one of the things I love to photograph is the street art I come across. Somehow, even the roughest of neighbourhoods, most rustic back alleys, decrepit sheds, and ramshackle fences are transformed when someone takes the time to add a little art… Here are a few pieces of street art spotted while wondering through Paris earlier this month…
And, of course, I can’t leave this post without mentioning Rodin and this piece of sculpture featuring a great stone… Oh, I sure did enjoy myself in Rodin’s garden!
Oh, one last thought… sometimes the stones themselves become works of art as in this installation not far from my place here in Canmore.
Portal XII by Lucie Bause, 2011
I could keep going for hours, but it’s been a very long day staring at the computer as I work my way through the draft of the new manuscript and my eyeballs are getting more square by the minute! So, away I go to slip off to SLEEP so I can transition into T is for tomorrow!
Sleep by Abbott Handersaon Thayer, 1887