A Growing Palette

barking earth tones

[Photo ©2011, Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden, Oahu, Hawaii, USA]

Not an artist’s palette but ever-changing life. This is the bark of a tree, not paint. Not sure what kind of tree this was but I’ve seen ones like it all around Oahu. They are constantly peeling and exposing a variety of colors. I have always thought of them as paintings with the broad stroke of the palette knife. More found art. This time au natural!

(Larger photo, 2x, available here https://williamboschdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/bark1000.jpg)

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