Imagine being there, the impulse to record it and doing it! Maybe strangeness or indifference surrounded it.
Work continues on a group of about 7 pictures--finding it necessary to revisit 3 or more times. Lost a tube of the very useful Italian Roman Black Earth while scrambling out of a canyon---loose till. UPS delivery comes on Tuesday. Big cat tracks at the bottom were interesting.
Work-in-progress. A quick study above Gallinas Canyon.
Today, Yahoo news did a feature on the northward spread of Palmer amaranth. The plant is common in eastern Kansas. Its presence was one of many that signaled end-of-summer, and brought with it long-haired charm. Here are two paintings from 2004-2005, both from the edge of Pendleton's farm in Douglas County. Meanwhile, work continues in New Mexico.
Thunderstorm in the Black Range. Looking east towards the Rio Grande valley. Mimbres Valley. Rock formation in the Black Range. Volcanic core and Santa Rita mine. 7x11.5 (1-2) and 7x13 (3-5). October 10–11.