Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Wednesday Vignettes: Rainbow / Violet

...continuing FINISHING the rainbow project! This started as a project during California's safer at home / shelter in place orders. Looking back at all the pictures i've taken of my garden, and finding a rainbow of colors. I was also inspired by one of my favorite artists, Philippa Stanton at 5ftinf and her book "Conscious Creativity", which talks about color collecting, texture and a ton of other things.

Inspired by her book, creativity, Instagram and with a lot of time on my hands, i went and found all the colors of rainbow in my garden. For today, here's VIOLET, the final rainbow color:




(that was legit the sky one evening... no filter!)



(dearly beloved and departed smoke bush)




Violet is red-purple, which i also had to look up.

And so, the rainbow project comes to an end. My apologies if the last few weeks of Wednesday vignettes were predicable... but i really wanted to find something positive out of the craziness these last few months. When i first thought about this project, i was hoping that by early June, we'd be on the other side...

4 comments:

  1. A nice collection of photos to close your project with. Love the sunset pic!

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  2. Still on "this side", unfortunately, but at least we have our gardens.

    Lovely colors, enjoyed your series.

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  3. The rainbow project was an inspired idea. One year while teaching a design class I made a photo collection of the many different colours, tints, hues of plants that I had. For the colour theory portion we sat down and arranged them into myriad plant pairings. It was a huge success and a lot of fun.

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