Cypress knees with fingers / pastel sketches

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They make spooky moody subjects. One of my good blogging friends, Nadine, who writes on Bloomwords. WordPress,  told me they represent the underworld in Greek myth, which does seem appropriate. I can picture them on the river Styx. And now streams of yellow pollen are swirling in the wind on the surface of the water making it look even weirder. It’s a good day for a photographer out there too.

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I imagine if I tried to walk in the swamp the fingers would grab me and might KILL me. hahahah

It was fun to draw them with pastel. I can represent the lichens better with  pastel than I can with charcoal and chalk. They’re tinted light green.

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I’m so thankful they’re keeping the state parks open in spite of the current  Corona apocalypse. It seems like many more people than average are there walking, running and biking. If they couldn’t go there they’d be out on the street, including me. I’m not sick. They’re not sick. Why stay home? I’m  not worried someone I pass on the trail will give me the virus. Sick people are staying home.

I didn’t hoard supplies or toilet paper but as soon as this is over I think I’ll start slowly stocking up for the next apocalypse.

 

2 thoughts on “Cypress knees with fingers / pastel sketches”

  1. I like the drawings a lot. But re the virus; here in NZ we are being advised to increase our distancing from others, and this is for everyone. For me, as I have a couple of auto-immune conditions I must stay at home if possible. I can however, exercise alone outdoors. Cheers, and stay well, Vivienne

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    1. We’re supposed to be 6 ft. apart too. It seems like it will be safe enough to just pass others on a trail. As long as they don’t close the places I go or fine us for going out, I’m going out. Stay safe Vivienne.

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