Friday, January 06, 2006

Volcanic Creation

This was painted when I was about 16 or 17. Later, I always wondered why
I painted a field with rocks, and then I realised I must have
been inspired by the volcanic regions we often visited with the
family in the country. It wasn't a popular view, yet I
must have found it interesting for that reason. We would
drive through valleys that were once craters, left by
ancient volcanoes. Having posted pics from the same
fields years later, I realise I may have come full circle.
copyright Monika Roleff 2006.

6 Comments:

At 5:13 AM, Blogger faucon of Sakin'el said...

Many people avoid contrasts --
you embrace them,
and that will make all the difference. They will leave footprints in sand quickly washed away --

you will leave marks on stone

faucon

 
At 5:23 AM, Blogger Imogen Crest said...

So many thanks for this comment, it was most welcome and timely:-)

 
At 3:56 AM, Blogger le Enchanteur said...

I love this Monika. The colour literally reaches out. Fabulous!

 
At 4:19 AM, Blogger Imogen Crest said...

So pleased:-)

 
At 1:27 AM, Blogger aletta said...

It has a powerful rhythmic quality.

 
At 3:44 AM, Blogger Imogen Crest said...

Cheers Aletta:-)

 

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