Amongst hundreds of ordinary Cottonwood leaves my eyes caught this one…it just happened to have some very nice green markings within it’s overall base color of light greenish yellow. As I played with it, a curious mix of colors emerged. When I stopped, the first thought in my mind was that it looked like it was rusting.
A look at the process…
The process started with this image:
That morphed into this:
And then into this:
Somehow it wandered off to this:
And then finally wound up at this: