Blending with Hollyhocks

Having a little fun experimenting with textures again …
I drove by this roadside full of hollyhocks and my dress ironically matched the field … so it was fitting to stop. The texture overlay helped me portray what this image feels like to me. …

I haven’t seen hollyhocks in ages. .. In fact, I don’t know if I have seen them since I was eight or ten or so … When we first moved to Wisconsin my Mom told me that she and her sister used to make dolls out of hollyhocks. Seeing these beautiful color bursts at the side of the road reminded me of making those dolls with my Mom.

… soon after I invited her to come with me to once again make some hollyhock dolls. … I don’t think she thought I was serious … hmm… maybe .. I … Was….

blending in with hollyhocks

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