Last year, roughly at this time, I collected some of the beautiful leaves that literally cover my path back home. Surely, I had in mind to create something with them, which I never did at the end. Luckily, and certainly with a million time better results that I could have gained, some artists don’t give up and create inspiring pieces out of this beautiful medium…
(suggested soundtrack: November by Azure Ray, here)
A land artist, Walter Mason has created a series of works and installations inspired by the seasons. Here some from his Fall intervention in and with nature:
For more of Walter Mason exciting pieces of land art visit his Flickr page here. (via My Modern Metropolis)
Rachel Sokal practices an alternative form of photography. The works are chlorophyll prints, with no photoshop involved. Sokal places a photo printed onto clear acetate on top of a leaf. The acetate image creates a protective filter while time and sunlight make the rest:
Rachel Sokal works with many forms of photography. Check her website here.
Illustrator Mehdi Moeeni has created lovely images of animals, shaped with leaves. They are so simple and yet so unique:
(via Design Swan)
Posted in Art, Illustration, Inspiration, Installation, Nature, Photography
Tagged Autumn, Illustration, Land art, Leaves Art, Mehdi Mo'eeni, Photography, Rachel Sokal, Walter Mason
To try not to smile with tenderness looking at the series Stone Footprints by Iain Blake is an impossible task. Like many forms of gentle and delicate simplicity, this body of work goes beyond any possible description.
Posted in Inspiration, Nature, Photography
Tagged footprint, Iain Blake, imagination, Land art, micro art, Nature, nature photography, Photography, Poetic Art, steps, stone, Stone Footprints
The Tree Hugger Project is an ongoing project aimed at raising awareness towards the vital importance of re-establighing a connection with nature.
[ Italian version]
Posted in Art, Inspiration, Installation, Nature, Sculpture
Tagged Hug, Hug a Tree, Installation, Land art, landscape, Public, public art, Public installation, The Tree Hugger Project, Tree
Jim Denevan uses sand as a canvas for creating stunning temporary drawings that waves and wind naturally dissolve.
[ Italian version]
Posted in Art, Drawing, Inspiration, Installation, Nature
Tagged Beach, Beach drawing, California Art, Environmental Art, Ephemeral art, Jim Denevan, Land art, Nature, Nevada, Nevada desert, Sand, Sand Art