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rock garden iris

rock garden iris

a small little iris that pops up very early in the spring... or, very late in the winter. at any rate i know that we are on the right path, weather wise, when i can find these among the leaf clutter. my work isn't entirely successful with the little vase and its shading. it is silver, and tarnished within and inch of it's life. i think i might have been able to distinguish the changes in light better if it had some shine... i suppose i should polish it and find out. still struggling with the shading and making it look like movement and not just smudges... again, it will come.

8 february 2007