Wind Energy

Did you know that the Wind is a great and energetic sculptor?

Wind draws zen-like lines across the landscape, using snow and landscape features as sculpting media:

Snow drift

Snow drift

Wind decorates a stonewall with a white flowing skirt of textured snow:

Snow against stone wall

Snow against stone wall

Wind carves a perfect semi-circle around a corner post, using dried grass for a mixed media effect:

Semi-circular snow formation

Semi-circular snow formation

Wind decorates entire landscapes with endless rolls of (entirely recyclable) quilted tissue paper:

Two snow textures

Two snow textures

Wind works tirelessly, equipped with rakes and chisels, and seemingly endless energy:

Snow pattern around tree

Snow pattern around tree

For more interpretations of “Energy”, take a look at Ailsa’s Where is My Backpack?

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31 Responses to Wind Energy

  1. I love patterns, texture, and detail; it always draws me right into the image.

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  2. Nomzi Kumalo says:

    Have a lovely day. 🙂

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  3. Aggie says:

    We only got patchy ice cover here. Enjoying your views!

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  4. This is brilliant! I really love how you portrayed energy here. 🙂

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  5. dogear6 says:

    Those are beautiful!

    Nancy

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  6. Cecilia says:

    Wind energy from another view point, I love it. Beautiful pictures. Thanks!

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  7. Thank you for sharing those images, it reminded me a lot of the snow landscapes in Garmisch in Germany I had seen a few years ago. Great textures and formations

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  8. What a marvelous interpretation! I am enjoying your snow from afar, but so glad not to be in the midst of it.

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  9. Tish Farrell says:

    Wind sculpture – magical, Annette.

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  10. These photos are stunning and reaffirm my love for the beauty of winter.

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  11. Tina Schell says:

    Fabulous shots Annette and I love the way you tied them to the “energy” challenge. Great job!!!

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