Saturday, May 30, 2015

Bull in the Cow Pasture and Other Scenes Along the River Trail

Jacob and I set out along the west River Trail late in the day today.  First off, some astonishingly large trees.
Then I drew J as he picked up rocks to skim in the river.  Then he took out his camera and got some shots of the water.

Finally we landed at a spot where white water rushed over rocks and the sun was slanting through the trees-- seemingly perfect.  But just not quite.
And then as we were heading home, we came to a perfect hillside with dramatic shadows and puffy little clouds.  So we unpacked everything and stood by a fence and took pictures and sketched some more.

 But the best was last:  as we came out of the trail, we found a bull sitting down next to the fence in a field of cows and staring right at us, about ten feet away from the fence.  He wasn't in any hurry, and we got to take many pictures of the field and do sketches up close of the bull.
 We came home, ate dinner at nearly 9:00, and spent a lot of time playing around in Photoshop, and we came up with our second collaboration.  And now it's after 1:00 in the morning and I am heading to bed!