0020 Moss on Asphalt Maze
– I've spent an inordinate amount of time in my life looking closely at asphalt. I certainly skinned my knees a lot as a
child. In my twenties, a mishap on a motorcycle give me quite some time staring at asphalt (see my
Pycon 2016 Keynote
). Here in Oregon, asphalt grows moss very quickly if the asphalt in infrequently used. When I walk, my eyes are often
on the asphalt in front of me, a habit of my obviously learned that aforementioned childhood.
How far can I take a scene with only three distinct textures: the
facets of the gravel, the sandy tar and the spiky moss? This is how I represented a particularly interesting section of