Thursday, February 06, 2014

The Colour of Mud

 I love the colour of February in Djenné: everything is the colour of mud in different hues and in different consistencies. There is the hard cracked mud of the surface of the buildings; the powdery mud of the dust clouds kicked up by passing herds of cattle, football players or my funny little horse frollicking in the distance; there is the mud dust that settles on all the vegetation in the Djenné Djenno  garden, producing pastel dust colours. And of course I have spent all day painting with mud in my studio!
Just now my muddy life in this my adopted mud city of Djenné  is quite exciting:


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