Canyon Land – Naomi Brotherton
Framed 22 x 30
Framed 28 x 21
Many lanterns were used by the crews on the train, especially by the Brakeman who rode in the Caboose and waved signals to the Engineer before the train could move on. Found in storage, this lantern was larger, and appeared be a temporary signal at a switch in case of emergency. Became an interesting still life, don’t you think?
La Casa with Dry Rock Walls
14 x 21
In Mexico I was fascinated by the strong rock walls with no mortar to hold them together, a hand-craft which is fast becoming a lost art. I also became interested in the way light of the warm earth colors bounced up into the shadows.
20 x 25 Framed
The local markets in Mexico open before dawn. Most are outdoors with tarps stretched over the produce to keep it fresh. I was fascinated with the drape of those tarps and the lighting caused by their translucent quality.