Tuesday, August 16, 2011

A Flicker of Inspiration: Leaves

It’s not quite time for the leaves to change yet, though some trees are getting ready for it. Today I wanted to take a look at some of the wonderful qualities of leaves around the year. Not only do they come in an amazing variety of colors and shapes, but their patterns and textures are also something to behold. Whether in a cluster, or a single leaf up close, they are some of nature’s most beautiful creations.

Leaf Photo Collage

1. Sunlight Ignites the Leaves,
2. 274/365: Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.,
3. Day 83 15.10.08 when autumn leaves start to fall..,

4. A very happy leaf in company, 5. Ginkgo Leafs, 6. Leaves,

7. Leaves, 8. Green leaf alien, 9. Leaves,

10. Leaves and Water, 11. Jatropha hybrid - Leaf detail (129 DAS), 12. Single-lobed sassafras leaf,

13. Leaf Macro Texture, 14. Leaf, 15. leaf 2


Do you have a favorite type of leaf? How to you like to incorporate leaves into your designs?

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1 comment:

  1. Great leaf photos! I love the mix of colors.

    I have two main ways of incorporating leaves into my beading designs:
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/randomcreative/search?search_query=the+leafy+series&search_submit=&search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_5394153&shopname=randomcreative

    http://www.etsy.com/shop/randomcreative/search?search_query=rock+garden&search_submit=&search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_5394153&shopname=randomcreative

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