I stand looking down from a sand cliff; what once was a very long stretch of pristine beach has changed drastically in the last two years. The shoreline is migrating landward. The Gulf, with its rhythmic churning action, and ever rising tides are eating away at the barriers between humans and nature. each… Continue reading Haibun Monday #8
Posted February 26, 2016 by Connir Gildersleeve winter afternoon mixing ice-pink paint with my brush
All photos and works presented within this blog are property of Connie Gildersleeve , unless stated otherwise may not be used or reproduced without my permission. day’s end- without thinking i take on their stillness
When drawing this, I thought how weather-worn cowboy boots get and of stories those boots could tell. The different kinds of surface suitable for colored pencils are nearly endless. I chose the finest tooth available in sandpaper – 800 Grit, and I used Prismacolor pencils. Keep in mind, the course texture of this surface. has a tendency… Continue reading Rugged Trail Wild – Colored Pencils and Sandpaper
crisp spring air – i raise my head to sewn patchworks airing of the quilts amongst palm trees – a yearly event Japanese verse interpreted in fabric – who could imagine zebra quilt a juxtaposition – beats through me What does the zebra quilt say to you? The… Continue reading Airing of the Quilts – Haiku and Photos
Photo taken at the Audbon rookery in Venice, Florida.