Taking Inspiration From A Walk In Dodd Wood

The sky was blue yesterday instead of the usual dripping grey that comes with rainy days so we headed out for a walk. It’s so muddy everywhere we decided to walk up Dodd, one of the lower fells with good paths.

It felt really good to be out there surrounded by nature, it’s been a while since we were last out walking.

The beck was quite full, it’s usually a trickle, but what I was attracted to most were the textures.

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The colours and textures of sap  Untitled

Of bark

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Leaves and reflections in puddles

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Light branches against dark conifers

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UntitledThe view from the summit wasn’t so good as it was hazy but that didn’t matter, my attention was on the details.

I gathered some leaves and ferns from the ground and brought them home to dye with, will tell you more in my next post.

3 thoughts on “Taking Inspiration From A Walk In Dodd Wood

  1. alysen55

    Superb pix! Beautiful countryside, I’m sure it was a peaceful, invigorating outing. I too, look forward to seeing your dyed masterpieces.

    Reply

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