|Grass > Flower > Curtain|
Forest Cover > Mangrove > Hill
A tropical island is exposed to the elements of earth, wind, water and fire. As such, its surfaces have variety.
|Sand > Stone > Wood|
Sea > Leaves > Nipa
Tinagas possesses several types of visual surfaces: hard surface formed by rocks, ground grown with grass, ornamental plants and tertiary trees, soil washed away by the incessant flow of sea water, sand mixed with corrals, river system lined up with mangroves, naturals mixed with man-made substances as plastic and cement.
|Volcanic Rock > Laing and Kinilaw > Well|
Bato > Laing at Kinilaw > Balon
Lynda Lehmann, an artist, photographer and a nature lover says "Texture is the most enduring and ubiquitous (widespread) underpinning of form ...certainly a calming, meditative and appealing world for both the eye and mind."
|Fly in Heat > Sand > Rock|
Some are common with lowlands, some unique to the island and others endemic to the region. See if you can identify and associate some with your experiences. Check your emotional reaction if its texture is calming, meditative, appealing or agitating.
Chito Razon 4 May 2014