Thursday, February 24, 2011

ART: Impressionism #1

Impressionism: - - Manet, Monet, & Me

An ongoing series of “art” photos:

Gardens at Waters East  calls these pictures -  “Impressionism”.  Here there is a play of color and light.  Here too is expressed inner energy and contemplation.  Photos from the garden can easily be “adjusted” to make very “impressionistic” like paintings.  These can be used in a variety of ways from note cards to letter heads and more.  This is another way of viewing your work and efforts in the garden as “art” and beauty.  Again, these would make interesting note cards.


This is the original photo from the Gardens at Waters East
taken through a window during a rain storm.

This photo is a small section of the above original photo in a "soft" mode

This is another section of the original photo "softened".

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  1. This is a creative way of playing with natures colours.

  2. Jack, I am looking foward to you butterfly post in early March. I will insert a link to your post. Do inform me in case I missed out.

  3. Hi Jack. Love your "impressionist" photos and I'm your follower now. I also have played this game, and I'm sending you a sample via email.

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  5. I love your colours. That big flowery border in your title pic, with the lake behind - what a wonderful view. I lived in upstate NY (Cornell Univ) for four years in the 60s, so I know only too well what your winters are like. Guess Michigan even colder than the FInger Lakes.

    I'll be visiting again. THanks for the contact.

  6. Lovely post. I smiled at that first photo taken through the window in the "rain". It could truly be mistaken for a fine "water" color painting.