Well, I'm finally done with the top row of cloud panels for "The Lake" installation piece ... for now. They're much closer to the effect that I think I want. Photos of the individual panels were taken this morning in front of a window with natural light.
I'm glad to finally have a tripod to attach my camera for taking steady and consistent photos. I found this one at a Tuesday Morning shop for only $20. It telescopes and folds up to be quite small. A piece of cardboard marks the place for each panel to be positioned so there is consistency in the photographs. I've found it's best to snap at least two pictures. It seems I have a heavy finger for the first shot as evidenced by the first photo usually turning out blurred.
I also took a picture of the panels laid out on the floor.
Rotating the photo gives the perspective of standing at one end to view it.
And then I had taken a photo outside my studio after spraying the panels with Krylon fixative to set the oil stick pastels, as well as to build up layers of protection from dust and to prevent fading from UV rays. This is what I want to see. Is this a clue as to how they'll appear when mounted so far above eye level and spot lighted? ... hmmmmmmmmm ...
The day couldn't pass without my checking up on the baby Robins in our courtyard tree. It's amazing how fast they're growing.