Alternative surfaces. They are everywhere. My stone, seed pod, stick habit is raging now that I live on a tropical volcanic island. You should see the stones, sticks, and seeds! Ahhhh!! I can't get enough.
Anyhow, once I get over my astonishment at the object, sometimes I'll paint it.
Here are some of the bits of the flora and fauna I've painted... or painted on so far.
|A coconut end nub.|
|My craft paints ... I finally found some at a grocery store in Roseau.|
|Seeds I found on the beach.|
|Priming the canvas...|
|Left: A sprouted coconut.|
Right: The scene up our hill.
|Left: Cocoa seed pod on the tree.|
Middle: The view of Cabrits/Fort Shirley
Right: Bird's eye map of Dominica.
|Beach rock (volcanic)|