Sunday, August 29, 2010

sea creature / land creature


L - iphone / T - phone pic

August Break 15

Today was a great day. I met my cousin in Watkinsville to go to the Annual Pottery show -50 potters displaying and selling their work. There were so many wonderful pieces there that I coveted. Then we had a nice lunch and drove to Athens to meet T. She took us to see an exhibit of Edward Curtis' - Native American Indian photography - a beautiful collection his work from the book Shadow Catcher. She also gave us a tour of the art building - there were giant paper mache sculptures of safari animals, huge portraits in charcoal, elaborate color wheels, and 3-D wood sculptures. This one of the seahorse is made out of toothpicks. / mom and my second cousin came to visit so i sort of played hostess of athens. i took them a photography exhibit and to the art building and then to the local coffee joint called jittery joes. we were sitting outside on vintage metal glider chairs in the shade and this little guy came up and surprised me. after my initial skittishness and my cousin informed me that this little guy was harmless - then i wanted to try to pet him. i guess i stressed him out by trying to catch him because his chest pumped up all pink. sure wish i had gotten that shot - against that bright orange chair it would have been cool.

6 comments:

Stacey Dawn said...

Very cool - unique and interesting!

ELK said...

love the two together ..i have the green ones all over my garden..sounds like a fun day!!

Jewels said...

Sounds lovely :)

Relyn said...

Oh, I love seahorses. That sculpture really thrills my soul. LOVE IT!!

smith kaich jones said...

i am always amazed at your pairings. this is just inspired. you can't convince me that lizard didn't know he was needed for a photo shoot. perfect!

Debi

Gayle said...

I love the toothpick seahorse! And what a cute little lizard, too!

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