The weather in Finland is warm and wet for their time of year - it seems all over the world the weather is the topic of discussion. I had hoped to see Snow several feet deep ! however the landscape and snow had it's own beauty anyway.
The photos below show how I'm starting to abstracting the branch shapes ready in readiness to start on some more panels........
Detail clips from photos - copyright Ruth Ball 2008
Digital image developed from the photos - Copyright Ruth Ball 2008
The images below are just a start in enamel - I need to experiment some more, but hope eventually to create a series of panels, inspired by my winter trip....
10 x 10cm Enamel on Copper - Panel - Copyright Ruth Ball 2008
The aim is to complete a large panel made up of seperate elements - this shows various stages - I'll post again once this is finished !
Enamel on Copper - panel - Copyright Ruth Ball 2008
15x15cm Enamel on Copper - panel - Copyright Ruth Ball 2008