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10DCAC Day 6

Day Six Prompt: Time for Trees!

What shapes do you see when you think of trees? Draw it. Photograph it. Collage it. Show us your trees!

This prompt comes from a year of looking at trees and thinking about how different they are throughout the year and in different places. I live in Raleigh, the City of Oaks, and as you can imagine we have lots of trees. The summer is dappled with green leaves and glorious shade in the steamy hot days. The fall is multi-colored with oranges, scarlet and yellows dotted with every brown you can imagine. The winter seems more grey with the stark outlines of the branches. I always think we see the bones of the trees when their leaves are gone – as if we see more of their different personalities.

Sometimes when I think of trees I see straight lines and dark tinged forests, sometimes the lollipop trees of fantasies and sometimes the triangles of Christmas trees. What do you see when you think of trees? What images come to mind? What colors whisper to you?

I look forward to seeing your interpretation of trees.                       

 

 

Photo Credits:

Winter Sky with Trees by Noah Silliman on Unsplash

Daytime Tree by David Vig on Unsplash

 

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