Off to North Carolina

alteredphotoforweb.JPGToday I leave to drive down to  San Francisco to fly out early tomorrow to the John Campbell Folk School to teach for two weeks. I’m four hours away from the airport so my travel days are long.  The saving grace is that the drive is a beautiful one.

The landscape has started to change here with the rolling hills becoming very green from the winter rains.  And the California poppies are springing up alongside the roads.  The landscapes provide me with inspiration for design shapes and color palettes.

Here’s a collage I made by “weathering and antique-ing”  photos I took from my workshop in France (click on France link above for 2010 info).

Take a walk this weekend and record the color palette you see around you.  That lovely shade of “spring green”, that unique color of the California poppies and…….

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