Textures of Rocks on the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland

Shale rock collage from Ireland

These two images of rocks from Ireland are from two different places; the first is from Galley Head which had a mass of rocks I want to paint and the second is fractured shale from the Cliffs of Moher, another place I’m dying to paint.

Uncropped image from the ‘collage’ above. Rock texture of broken shale at the Cliffs of Moher in IrelandI love the subtle greens and teeny bits of rusty tones that sneak in here and there amidst all the grey.Rock texture of broken shale at the Cliffs of Moher in IrelandEven more colour seeping in, here are some areas of purple.Rock texture of broken shale at the Cliffs of Moher in IrelandTriangle of rusty slate. Triangle of rusty slate at the Cliffs of Moher in IrelandFull-on colour.Rock texture in colour at the Cliffs of Moher in IrelandLong view of a pale-green jagged undercut edge at the Cliffs of Moher.Long view of the jagged undercut edge at the Cliffs of Moher in IrelandClose-up view of the same jagged edge taken standing way too close to it.Close-up of the jagged undercut edge at the Cliffs of Moher in IrelandMore of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Texture.

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