Have any of you painters tried snowflakes as subjects?
I was thinking about it, painting a snowy scene. When I photograph falling snow, I try to capture a flake in focus. Sometimes it works, accidentally. This year, we have been cheated out of our annual Nor’easters.
The people up north have gotten their share, but Washington Metro is experiencing global warming as there is a lot of hot air around here, if you know what I mean?
I am going to give it a try. If you try painting snow flakes or have done some snowy scenes, send them to me via email for Facebook with permission to share them here. If we have something to share and report, I will do an article.
The Washington Post did a nice little piece today referencing the YouTube video below.
Check out the video: http://youtu.be/VYrF3sFBY20
“The chemistry of snowflakes
Posted by Sarah Kliff on February 19, 2013 at 12:46 pm
The American Chemical Society explains how a lowly fleck of dust becomes a very beautiful snowflake — and takes aim at the popular notion that all snowflakes are unique.