Earth & Jewels
Here's me with some scraps. Some painting strips. Some cuts of colour. All this colour makes me realise - maybe I love earthy colours/tones/hues because that's us. That's our skin colours and our flaxen hair and our dark curls and our muddy eyelids and our purpleyellowbluered bruises and our blood blushing soft orange pink against pale skin and our hands with pale palms and dark, deep brown on the other side. Our skin like earth.
Our colours in creases, veins, vessels, shafts, grooves, curves. Jewelled darkness and sun-kissed copper. Blood and melanin, dancing in the light.
I love all these colours. The jewel colours of birds and geodes and spices, and the earthy colours of people and forests and wolves.