Examples Of Texture in Nature That Inspire My Artworks
I've spent some time sorting through images I've photographed on my travels. I thought it would be nice to compile a few and share as examples of textures in nature that inspire my artworks.
I don't view the photographs as I paint, but I do allow their captured moments to move through me to the artworks without too much of a focus- as one would have if creating a more realistic image or a direct abstraction of the scenes/subjects.
The photographic images here were taken on a journey to Chile. I was visiting my niece when she spent the year studying in Valparaiso and we took an excursion to bike, hike the rainforests, sleep atop a volcano and go white water rafting.
Textures are my ideal focus. They are intended to evoke interactions from the viewers of the artworks.
Here is an example.