While at retreat, I finished (except for embellishment) my first project. The project took a surprising twist at the end. Everyone at retreat held it one way when they looked at it. I would tell them, "It's upside down," as they oohed and aahed. As soon as I righted it for them, they looked confused and asked, "What is it?"
I took it back to my room and studied it, upside down.
I began with this:
Which I translated as this:
Flipped, it became this:
Which reminds me of this:
I took the last picture in November, when I was at Avila Beach. Usually the sunset looked ordinary, but one night there was a big fire near Morro Bay that turned the sky fantastic colors.
Do you suppose this is what they mean when "they" talk about "Art" and "Inspiration?"
Thanks for stopping by...