We harvest a storm of emotion during the fall just as nature does the same. It’s about the change over to new pathways and new beginnings as we enter a new season.
Our family happened upon a very intriguing little area this weekend. I was so taken by the scenery, sparks started flying as to how I was going to work these into my designs.
This tiny stretch of cornfield was just uphill to a roadside and being this is the harvesting time of year, I chose that title for my works.
The area had such atmosphere to it. The tiny, thin rows created the most gorgeous, rusty-colored skyline of sorts.
What do you harvest in the fall? It is love? Family? Creativity? Do tell.
The blizzard conditions made some snow stick to buildings.
This is a dome light that got trapped underneath the snow.
There are many places around the globe that experienced snow this weekend. If you were on the east coast, like I am, you got hit by the storm known as Jonas, or as it’s being captioned in photos across the internet, “Blizzard of 2016.”
Here are some snaps we took while emerging from our cave. Even though we were snowed in, we managed to make fun of it. The coffee and hot chocolate flowed. I was finally able to sit down and get some writing and art requests done. It’s about time too, since I’ve been a bit overwhelmed lately.
What do you enjoy doing during a snow day? Do you get snow where you live?
If you follow the CardCastles Instagram, then chances are you already saw this moment I captured that inspired the art further below.
It was a chilly afternoon when I snapped this photo. Right before this strange warm-up that’s seemed to have hit my area just ahead of winter.
Stasis (Night Variation)
I was amazed at how the sky was clearly showing signs of winter approaching, yet they were predicting near summer-like temperatures for the following week.
It all got me thinking about how busy some of us all are and how many emotions are flying around this season. The thought reminded me of a story I heard once of how a winter fairy would slumber in some form of stasis. She would bring the trees and the plants around her into this slumber.
So I decided to draw my own version of her, in both day & night variations.
Do the holidays have you feeling the need to recharge? Does the end of the year bring about a “start from scratch” attitude in you?
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.