My beaded "G" looks more like a "6". Maybe I'll put this in a new series of numbers and eventually make a replacement "G". Can't quite get to it now as I still have 13 letters to finish before I hit "Z"! Enough self pity, back to art.
Art, in all its limitless incarnations, can come in the form of hands-on manipulation of nature. One of my very favorite modern artists is Andy Goldsworthy. I've watched videos of him working. He combines a beautiful child-like quality of nature-exploration and love of the natural world with a very adult-like sense of aesthetics, patience and perseverance. I wish I could have grown up to be him, well in girl form.
He has produced so many stunning images I encourage you to do a search for him and take a look.
"I enjoy the freedom of just using my hands and "found" tools--a sharp stone, the quill of a feather, thorns. I take the opportunities each day offers: if it is snowing, I work with snow, at leaf-fall it will be with leaves; a blown-over tree becomes a source of twigs and branches. I stop at a place or pick up a material because I feel that there is something to be discovered. Here is where I can learn. "
Quotes from http://www.morning-earth.org/ARTISTNATURALISTS/AN_Goldsworthy.html#ownwords
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