There's something inherently attractive about paths, whether they're
literal or figurative. In nature, there are man-make paths and animal
trails. While hiking in wilderness areas it is courteous (and
frequently the law) to stay on the path to protect vegetation and
prevent erosion. Animals make paths to sources of food and
water. Gardeners build paths to draw the eye to focal points or for
practical reasons. In life we often refer to a career path, a path to fitness, or a
These three paintings are different takes of the same scene, a path at
one of the lavender gardens that participates in the Oregon Lavender Festival.
The original painting, done en plein air, sold long ago but clever me took a photo of the original scene and I've repainted it many
times, each time seeing something new.
What's your path? Are you on the
main path, and if so do you try to look for something new each time you
travel? Are you looking for a new path? Go for it! Have
you taken a side trail? Woo hoo! There are loads of divergent
paths...they can be fun. What about the path less traveled?
|The Path of My Choosing/pastel/9.5x11|
on a path of self-discovery, adventure and exploration. It's scary sometimes, but that's the way, uh, uh, I like it, uh, uh.
Took a while to figure out how to post comments, but now I see. Nice blog! Love your work!
Thanks, Lani! I loved your work, too, when you recently had the exhibit at the library in Vancouver.Delete