On one hot December afternoon I was seating in my garden. The sun was high and strong, the air still. It was really hard to move in such penetrating heat. Even the birds were silenced, I imagined they were high in the trees, statue like, breathing with open beaks. Light was too bright to read, even in the shade of an umbrella. So instead I watched the ice-cubes in my glass.
At first I was fascinated by lines and reflected colours.
Then by the texture of melting ice.
After a while, I started to notice shapes and some figures appeared in my images.
Finlay when the ice nearly melted, I’ve spotted this little “ice monster”.
A new year always brings new opportunities and a clean start to new experiences. The beginning of new year is the perfect time to set some new goals. If your goal is to improve your photography, you should definitely start a personal photography project.
October 22 marks the 109th anniversary of Paul Cézanne’s death.
Cezanne’s dedication for his work cost him his life. One day Cezanne was caught in a storm while working in the field. However he continued to work for two hours before deciding to go home. On the way he collapsed and was taken home by a passing driver. The next day he decided to continue working but fainted in the middle. The model called for help, Cezanne was put to bed and he never left it again. A few days later Cezanne died of pneumonia. He was buried at the old cemetery in his beloved hometown of Aix-en-Provence.
Paul Cézanne is a Post-Impressionism artist.
If you would like to know the difference between Impressionism and Post-Impressionism here is a documentary:
This is the 22nd post in a 31 Day Series: 31 Days Inspired by Impressionism.