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Saturday, February 6, 2010



From the Appalachian Collection

This is a prime example of pre-visualization.

I spotted these trees during the summer months of 1978 and returned the following winter to make this image with the addition of a fresh snowfall.

Without the snow to bring out the abstract design of the trees and trail, the image is simply a jumble of trees and bushes.

When giving lectures to art groups back in the seventies and eighties, I would often use this image preceded by a second image made during the summer months from the same spot to illustrate how pre-visualization worked. I was always surprised at how many people failed to spot the basic concept until I flashed this image on the screen.

Winter lane was made in central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

To view a larger image, left click on the lane.

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