Photography - my way to take note of my visual thoughts   

Nothing is created from nothing. Creation is only possible from something. Based on my experience, my artwork takes two parts in general. Its first part is "the source" in order to receive the information, inspiration, awakened emotions and feelings, desire to output or process to express. This part of my studio work is never limited by time and space. It is only limited by the hours of my lifetime. The second part is the physical production of my artwork. Photography has been the way to stay conscious, to record what I see at transient moments, and to make note of my visual thoughts.

My kitchen door and the light coming in from the patio

California summer light near sunset at Hungtington Beach, California, USA

Weeds found during daily walk at Rose Bowl trail

Texture found during daily walk

Patterns made after days of rain

Pattern of decaying

Various temperatures of cast shadows observed while hiking at Griffith Park, Los Angeles

Study of various lines on this succulent 

Morning light coming through my studio window from the west

Running water, its ripple, and reflection on its surface

"Dutch Light." Morning light in Amsterdam during my way to Rembrandt Museum.

"Dutch Light." Sunset in Amsterdam. I made this trip to see "Dutch Light" as well as their newly reopened Rijksmuseum and artworks especially by Van Gogh and Vermeer. 

Around 6 pm on July 23, 2016. 
As I was leaving my studio, I saw this unusual yet beautiful pink yellow sky in La Crescenta this afternoon caused by Santa Clarita brush fire and the box with this elegant spiderweb covered with ash. 

Skid marks in the parking lot. Beautiful drawings.

Textures and colors of moss and rock

Nature after rain. Color got deepened in saturdation. 

Construction site in Downtown Los Angeles

Colors and textures of trees in November/winter

The flowing cast shadow. The color harmony. Music to my eyes. 

Morning light coming through the window facing south in the studio.

Texture and  gestures of trees. Contrast between value, texture, and color creates a powerful drama. 

Light, sky, rain, and  reflected landscape on the water, green of moss. I was with the Master in her/his class of creation. 

The way water moves and transforms. During the 9th week of COVID-19 lockdown in Los Angeles.

The colors of passing cactus


The trace of life from yesterday. 

 © 2020 by Helena J. Min