Navajo Sand Painting

Sand Painting

An artwork based on Navajo sand painting.  We purchase this at a roadside stand somewhere between the south and north rims of the Grand Canyon in 1994. I say “based on” because a real sand painting is not hung on the wall. It’s a temporary, ceremonial work that is destroyed after completion. A real one takes its pigments from […]

Snow on Mum

Bitter End

One chrysanthemum is still blooming valiantly in the back yard. The end draws night, however, with a winter blast in progress. A snow shower has coated the petals. One has to wonder what’s going through the mind of the mums. “Oh, no, not again?” perhaps? Image captured with a Micro-nikkor 60mm AF f/2.8 on a […]