Thursday, June 28, 2007
My digital photograph "Water Tapestry" is part of the show, which you can see at: www.c4fap.org/exhibitions/2007Digital/index.htm
I took this shot in the fall, on a sunny morning when I found clusters of colorful leaves floating on the dark lake surface. The contrast between the dark water and the color and form of the leaves, and the gold-green color and delicate form of the pine needles, made a lovely tapestry, I thought. I've posted "Water Tapestry" before, but now you can see it in the show.
I hope you enjoy the Center for Fine Art Photography exhibit. I know I did!
Please visit http://www.lyndalehmann.com/ if you want to see more of my work. You can buy my work there or at Imagekind, at LyndaLehmann.Imagekind.com
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
"Creativity Portal" online is featuring me in an interview by Molly Childers, as part of her series on creative people in the arts. It's about my creative journey and how I feel the process has effected me.
Regarding the result of Molly's and my collaboration, Chris Dunmire, publisher of Creativity Portal, has said:
"In my opinion, this interview is one of the most inspiring testimonies to the rewarding, spiritual depths one can experience on the path of being an artist....I don't want anyone to miss reading this--I've made it Creativity Portal's home page feature this week."
The interview will also be featured in Creativity Portal's July 1 newsletter. My thanks to Chris Dunmire and Molly Childers for inviting me to be part of this series. Here is the link, if you would like to read it.
You can also read the write-up Chris has given me on her personal site, at http://www.chrisdunmire.com/, if you like.
The above painting is "Cosmos," acrylic on canvas and for sale at www.absolutearts.com/lyndalehmann. Image c Lynda Lehmann.
Monday, June 25, 2007
View this and my other paintings at www.lyndalehmann.com .
Saturday, June 23, 2007
http://lyndalehmann.imagekind.com/ , where you can buy it framed or unframed.
I keep telling myself to stop photographing flowers, but when I walk past a beautiful bloom, I can't resist. They give me so much joy. Hope you like it, too!
Thursday, June 21, 2007
"Parallel Lives" can be looked at in several ways, I guess. It's a good metaphor for alienation and depersonalization and such. It could also be a metaphor for pattern and routine and limited consciousness/entrenched thinking, with the way the structures of those doors wall the woman in. And it could be a comment on aging, of course. Or culture. What does it make you think of? Image c Lynda Lehmann.
You will soon be able to purchase this image, framed or unframed, on my Imagekind site:
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Saturday, June 16, 2007
To make matters worse, I've just purchased a new camera, a 10.2 mega pixel Sony Alpha digital SLR. Not only do I need to test it out and begin to learn how to use it, but having it in my hands makes me want to photograph everything in sight. An old obsession is photographing rocks and minerals, my own little collection of colorful crystals. They're not perfect specimens, but they're gems to me; their beauty is fascinating. Of course I'm having trouble with getting sufficient depth of field when shooting these, close up. I'm hoping to find just the right settings for my crystal shots, but don't hold your breath!
The photo above is of a rose of intense gold, as if it had absorbed all the sunlight in the world. Image c Lynda Lehmann. It's an archival print, unmatted, 12 x 15 inches on Canon pro photo paper, available at http://www.lyndalehmann.com/. I'm hoping that soon I'll have some new mineral shots to post!
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
I recommend the following organizations for reliable information on environmental issues:
Union of Concerned Scientists http://www.ucsusa.org/
Natural Resources Defense Council http://www.nrdc.org/
Stop Global Warming http://www.stopglobalwarming.org/
I have been familiar with the Union of Concerned Scientists and the NRDC for more than 20 years, and I find both groups to be very reliable sources of information. Even the federal government consults with the NRDC for information.
"Primal Spirit" is available at http://www.lyndalehmann.com/ as an archival print on canvas, 11 x 14 inches. Please feel free to ask about other sizes.Text and image c Lynda Lehmann.
Sunday, June 10, 2007
Here's what Karen has to say about her art and artistic journey:I started at my father's side as a child; listening to his wild adventures and watching him touch paint to canvas. Under his tutelage I developed a passion for art. I studied art & philosophy while getting a degree in design and became a professional artist with work collected all across the United States, Canada, England and India. I am an abstract artist creating in paint and pixels and pulling images from my imagination. Two of my digital works are currently on display in Germany at the Art World Project and one will soon be appearing in the Mendocino Arts Magazine in California. You can currently find me creating full time in my studio in Texas, still listening to my father's wild adventures as he now sits at my side watching me create.
Karen's passion comes across in her enthusiasm and in her work. She calls herself the "Accidental Artist," but I think her wonderful personal attributes are no accident. And I love her art, as well! As you can see, her digital abstracts are unique, conceptual, and visually stunning.
Friday, June 8, 2007
Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Another of my "Clock-Watch" Series that I photographed yesterday. Time is an enigma, except for the fact that a comprehension of it seems to evade us! When I ponder time, I think about the tragedies of the human condition, and how fast our lives fly by. Then I feel a little sad, until I look for beauty in the world by the experience of doing art, of making another image, either a painting or a photograph. That experience never fails to lift me up. What do the concept of time and your creativity mean to you?
If you're interested in ideas about time, space, and the universe, I recommend "The Mind of God" by Paul Davies or "Art and Physics: Parallel Visions in Space, Time, and Light" by Leonard Shlain.
"Quiet Time" is 8 x 10 inches, matted to 11 x 14 inches in an archival sleeve, ready for framing. I can also print it for you in a larger size if you like. Like all my photos, it's printed with archival inks on Canon Pro photo paper. You can find this image, along with many others, at http://www.lyndalehmann.com/ or www.absolutearts.com/lyndalehmann. Titles and image c 2007 Lynda Lehmann.
Tuesday, June 5, 2007
This print is 8 x 10 and matted to 11 x 14 inches. It's available, along with hundreds of other images, from minerals and machines to florals and shots of Bussana Vecchia in Italy, at http://www.lyndalehmann.com