Tuesday, June 30, 2015

a peace

 dragonfly found on my walk
the turtle was here!
vetchling blossom
tendrils and shadows
a place to rest
my neighbor is carving
an owl, perhaps?
long view
working out the envelope for the edition
almost ready 
there have been three work day mornings
and the weekend
since vacation began.
i'm feeling like myself again.
see those leather circle weights?
shanna leino made them.
useful tools, and snazzy, too.
a little buzz that's neither bee or hummingbird:
Grampians Texture, march, 2016. 
i'll be teaching.


Sharmon Davidson said...

I love your photos - like little windows into your life!

Velma Bolyard said...

sharmon, that's very nice, thanks. windows are good things.

Mo Crow said...

I love Shanna Leino's bone books, have only ever seen her work in photographs but she is a huge inspiration as is Daniel Essig!

Liz Ackert said...

Mother Nature has more artfulness in her little finger than all the rest of us put together ... and still we create, because how could it be otherwise?

onesmallstitch said...

each picture is a tiny world, small miracles. so happy you are now doing the work you love without the stress of the hooligans.

Gin said...

Being able to walk without having to look over your shoulder has to be quite a relief.

Velma Bolyard said...

mo, shanna is my hero. i have one of her books (not a bone one) which i may show on the blog sometime. she is wonderful. dan e. i haven't met, but (surprise) they both share the same mentor/teacher--jim croft.
liz, indeed it couldn't!
jean, yes. me, too
gin, i stayed in quite a lot. really.

jilloy said...

I just saw your name on the tutors' list for Grampians Textures. Wonderful to have you in Oz again Velma!

Velma Bolyard said...

jill, i am really wexcited about coming back! i have so much more to teach!

Barry said...

Hi V - so many delightful snippets of a creative life - I always like to dip into your surrounds and work. Go well. B

neki desu said...

delightful dragonflies.always have wanted to weave or knit something akin to their wings.

Velma Bolyard said...

barry, it's lovely here and this summer is joyous.
neki, yes, some sort of knitted netting, don't you think?

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