I recently came back from a trip to San Francisco for opera, visit to family, and another “beach-fix”, and of course there is art everywhere.
Here are some images:
A visit to the de Young Museum in San Francisco was amazing. I loved seeing how this master painted light and water and produced such magic. I especially liked them as they got more abstracted–more realism was left out. You could feel these storms at sea.
Another walk around Lake Merritt in Oakland gave me some lovely reflection pictures…maybe another quilt here?
And then the mosaic steps in San Francisco, although not water related, are such lovely additions to an otherwise utilitarian necessity.
And then all that water experience that my inland soul gets deprived of and is fascinated by because of our usually semi-arid Colorado climate. Just walking on the beach and seeing/hearing the roar of the waves mesmerizes me. Is this why my recent quilt work deals with water lines, reflections on water, and the light changes that water produces?
The color change makes you look at it differently, don’t you think?
And then the little plant tapestries of ice plant and other coastal plants: