Foto Art Friday – September 29, 2017
It’s rather unusual for it to be very rainy here where I live, in the desert Southwest of the US. However, the other day, it was raining off and on all day. When I looked out at the tree in our front yard, the leaves were all turning from green to gold. And, in the rain, they all looked a bit bedraggled. I did go out between showers, tho, to see if there was an image to be had. Nothing was extremely photo-worthy, but I did notice a raindrop just hanging from the edge of a gold leaf, with brownish edges. I decided to use a close up of that image as the foundation for this piece. It was such a close up, it became somewhat abstract, so I decided to go with that, and just made the piece about all the different signs of autumn – leaves turning colors, from green to gold to red, bare trees waiting for winter, and birds taking wing to their winter retreats. It’s a time of endings, and beginnings, too, depending on one’s perspective. I’m looking forward to the change of season.
Credit: Bird brushes by wingsofahero
This piece in a variety of formats and sizes is available at www.fineartamerica.com/profiles/nadine-berg.