Exploring the Crossroads of Art, Craft, Reading, and Creative Writing with Alisa Golden
Monday, April 1, 2013
Hiding in Plain Sight
I've been working on some drawings of trees to carve into linoleum blocks lately. I used to print out my photos, then draw from the printed copy, but have recently discovered (duh!) that I can work from the screen and zoom in where and when I need to; this way I can really see and get the details right. I took this picture of our hawthorn tree several years ago. As I worked I was quite focused on the tree branches and berries.
Maybe you spotted them already, but only when I zoomed in further did I see this house finch…