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Wheat and shingles 

July 4, 2016

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I finished the first wheat trial and it’s received loads of interest with my FB friends. I’ll continue playing with this form by adding in a few additional stalks to the design (or going for more of a micro view by zooming in on the kernels). The work needs to cover a 2 ft x 2 ft square and it’s current rendition would leave too many loose ends and not enough connection to 3 of the 4 sides. The photos are taken on top of my light table, hence the golden background color.

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I’ve been experiencing a different twist in my health this past week. I’m not normally one to take naps during the day, but my body craved it (and I was out for hours) Nerve pain has escalated into a bunch of my body parts, not just the feet and hips. The last time I experienced a similar feeling was during a shingles attack 6 years back. Ah ha! Can it really be that?! Not that it makes any difference, but at least I can understand the issue better.

Today I had to forgo the early morning trip to Eugene for the annual running/walking of the Butte to Butte. I had hopes of actually participating this year, but my body still isn’t happy. I’ll just hang at home with the dogs and enjoy the beautiful weather! Below it a photo of the running/walking group in the street where I grew up. My brother Mike(center), his wife and his two sons are there, my husband, plus niece and her boyfriend. The photo was taken by my sister. Happy 4th!IMG953977

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13 Comments leave one →
  1. July 5, 2016 12:58 am

    That wheat stalk is so strong, a wonderful image that will read from a long way off. Hope you are feeling a bit better!

    • July 5, 2016 4:03 pm

      Thanks Anna! I’m playing with multiple stalks right now and there will be one more rendition after the trio. 🙂 Now if I can get grass to look so good!

  2. July 5, 2016 8:01 am

    Oh no, hope you feel better soon xxx

  3. July 7, 2016 2:42 pm

    Sorry you were laid up and missed the outing, I know the feeling. But your art work is going so well. Take care and we look forward to your next design. Karen

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