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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Decorating nature

fig. 73: a maple key with cartoonitus.

fig. 72: white-dot fungi fill every surface of a tree stump.


fig. 71: the tequila sunrise tree drops very happy leaves.


fig. 70: a locust seed pod adopts a snake pattern, probably to discourage attack by seed eating birds.


fig. 69: old-timers claim that counting the rings on peach leaves in fall predicts how many peaches you'll get next season.




fig. 68: some stones "blue up" when the water gets cold.

fig. 67: the winged burning bush marks its leaves for exfoliation.

fig. 65: peak foliage is not always found on the trees.


fig. 64: blue bursts portend a long winter.

fig. 63: the rare "Sunset scallop" is purported to cure narcolepsy if put under the pillow of the afflicted.


fig. 56: not normally associated with seasonal transformations, some stream-side stones actually will begin to pixellate in late autumn/early winter.


fig. 61: On Fire Island, the Pines drop some very colorful cones.


fig. 59: horizontal stripes are very slimming.


fig. 55: certain leaves pay tribute to fallen friends with tattoos.
(individual leaves from this small series can be seen by clicking here.)

fig. 58: yellow remembers orange.


fig. 54: some evergreens are not.


fig. 53: spiralchetes infest a redbud leaf.



fig. 62: scientists are baffled as to why blue spots appear on beach stones and shells.

fig. 52: it's not unusual for leaves to overcompensate for their inherent blandness.

fig. 51: rare and valuable seed pods of the money plant, lunaria annua.


fig. 57: gingko leaves are individually beautiful but collectively stunning.


fig. 60: on some beaches, symbiosis does not always go hand in hand with mutualism.

7 comments:

Kitty said...

One can only imagine what that stone has done to be censored.

Johanna said...

Awesome as always ^_^

Stone Art said...

Looking good, I love the first one of the rock.

Thicket. said...

pixelated stone is gorgeously done.

Lacey said...

What kind of paint do you use?

cristmae said...

So creative.They all look awesome! I love your wonderful creation. It inspires me much. Keep up.

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psychelyn said...

Very nice collection of designs. I love the colors.