December 15, 2019

The Joy of Creating

Look at the effect of 8 minutes of taking pictures followed by a couple of minutes collecting shell fragments at the beach on blustery December morning in Lynn, MA

The Joy of Creating
Blank Canvas

Shakti - Multiple Exposure

Gulls drop clams from the sky to break the shells on the sand and then eat the contents.  Thinking of my Visual and Digital Arts students, I collected shell fragments to be used in class for creating cultural jewelry.

Cycles of Life
Later, I photographed an in-camera multiple under the tracks in downtown Lynn.

City of Murals

Professor John Nordell teaches courses in the Visual and Digital Arts Program at American International College in Springfield, Mass. He blogs about the creative process at  Instagram: @john.nordell