A taste of home, a journal of metaphor and muse, flavored with wit and watercolor
"When dawn spreads its paintbrush on the plain, spilling purple... ," Songs of the Pioneers song from TV show "Wagon Train." Dawn on the mythic Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, looking toward Raton from Cimarron. -- Clarkphoto. A curmudgeon's old-fashioned newspaper column, cross-breeding metaphors and journalism and art, for readers in 150 countries.
The Years Go By, 11 by 14, 300 pound d'Arches paper
This was my fourth try of the old barn I photographed last summer in eastern Oklahoma County. Finally switched to good paper, and that makes a difference...and I learned more about color.
Here's the inspiration: