There hasn’t been many photo snaps here in the clouds lately. This weekend I aimed to change that. The perfect moment somehow drifted my way while my son and I were chatting about the noticeable chill in the air that came with November rolling its way in.
With last month being so unseasonably warm for October, we embraced this little bit of crisp with open arms. The changeover signals some events and adventures that will be happening for us as the year closes out.
Over this weekend I had the unique opportunity to finally catch up with some friends. Being buried under some snow helped get some projects nearer to completion.
The common theme that seemed to ring through every single conversation was one of hope. We all feel it. In this industry I get to work with a lot of different walks of life. Some of us are artists. Others are musicians. Some are actors, authors, and bloggers. You catch my drift. We are a colorful bunch.
These friends have been telling me in different forms they sense this is going to be a tremendous year for the arts. That thought in itself brings me some hope for this year.
Over the weekend, our little family took a trip to see some more family for my birthday. On the way there, we finally got to see autumn show off all of its beautiful colors. These are just some snaps from the trip.
If you are familiar with digital art, photography, or many types of design, you may have heard the term “ghost image” before. What the phrase basically translates to is: an outline or imprint of something. Using a basic technique known as layering, I combined a ghost image of some vines and leaves, with a brush pattern I created in pieces.
The process got me thinking of the bits of ourselves we leave behind. I’ll be telling more stories about all that in July over at Stories That Must Not Die. For now though, I’d like to hear what you think.