This morning, I wanted to share with you the beautiful artistry that has developed in Swan Dive. This is a small sampling of the pieces that I've "favourited" over the last 4 weeks. (I highly recommend clicking on the credits below to view each of them in all their full sized glory.)
fairy (#1 of 8), 2. Wedding Lights, 3. Deb gets layered, 4. give thanks, 5. July 7, 2011-The Old Red Barn, 6. warm hearts, 7. 3. Growth, 8. island, 9. , 10. What we think we become, 11. Kate walking, 12. field of leaves
One of the best things about taking Vivienne's photography classes is meeting other artists and getting to see their work. What I love about this is that as we are posting our work to share with one another, we are also spurring each other on. There's this communal energy that develops, whereby the bar keeps getting raised and ultimately, it pushes each of us to do our best work.
That's not to say we won't post things that aren't perfect-we do-but we're learning from one another and supporting everyone's learning process through our own. It's kind of like that famous quote by Marianne Williamson that says in part "as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same." It's a beautiful thing. I am so grateful to my classmates for their generosity of spirit.