October is the month when the Sage Brush puts out yellow blooms in BC’s Okanogan.
An ancient weathered sage with pale greens and oranges in the background. Look at these colours – October has to be the most beautiful month in BC’s interior.Sage is made up of such subtle grey-greens but when they bloom subtlety goes out the window. A sketch of rocks and sage from our trip down to Canyonlands in the USA. A rock covered with petroglyphs against another ancient sage. Sage with Pink Desert Rock, acrylic, sand and hand-made paper on Masonite, 4′ x 3′. Rough acrylic sketch of a sage brush that has since been painted over somewhat unsuccessfully. I’m glad I took photos since the undo button doesn’t work when you’re playing with paint and not pixels.Detail of the sage painting. Painting of Sage Dancers; acrylic on a wood cradle, 24″ x 18″. Detail of the Sage Dancers.More of Nancy Merrill’s Photo Challenge: October.