Thursday, July 23, 2015

BEAUTY: Painting--Jill Sykes

Painter Jill Sykes paints a very simple but utterly enchanting motif, especially for summer: the shadows of plants and tree branches and leaves on a wall. I used to live in a house that had a beautiful bush outside the window of my home office and when the sun shone in, it cast these exact patterns on the wall above my desk. I would get distracted by the subtle movement of the branch in the breeze, and watch for minutes, hypnotized...

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