For me, spending time in isolation yielded some interesting findings, as I began to closely observe the various leaves that engulf my backyard. Every new day brought with it a new detail, a subtlety with every shift in light, revealing an endless array of abstractions, textures and colors. I was seeing the hidden life of leaves dancing in the sunlight. Naturally, I began documenting my observations.
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"Light Leaf: Observations of Leaves in Light,"
The STEAM Journal:
1, Article 8.
Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/steam/vol5/iss1/8
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Paul Kelley received his BA in Art from the University of California, Riverside in 2010 and his MFA from Claremont Graduate University in 2014. He is interested in the idea of expanding perception and this element of attentiveness is at the heart of his work. www.paulmichaelkelley.com