We're still on our photography detour while I work out how mad I am at my library job during the pandemic and try to find some way through. For now, there's always the flowers.
Hey people, remember that there's always the flowers. It won't do much, but the flowers need to be flattered and we all must do our part.
Where we last left it off we were developing our framing, which, to put it indelicately, is where we plop tiny ornate frames over the flowers in the field, or, more accurately, in the yards of our neighbors, while old ladies peer out their screen doors and give us suspicious looks. We were developmentally moving from ornate, Italian papers to using natural elements like leaves. But today it's maybe more of a hodge podge of pictures I haven't had an opportunity to present on blog instead of a full development of our aesthetic schemes.
Nevertheless here is sort of where we left off:
This ahead is an experiment with using leaves as masks that only rarely worked, but I feel is worth further exploration:
This lead to basically putting found things on found things, like this eroded leaf on the petals of a flower.
I still have this leaf!
This one is just a straight up picture of a Hosta leaf doing its strange thing.
And then finally one last framed one that makes me want to go out and buy a lot of very expensive and exotic decorated papers: