Leaving a mark

leaf stains sidewalk

It was like someone stenciled the sidewalk.

These sidewalk stains caught our eye today. They struck us as kind of beautiful -- and reminded us of the iterative pieces made by artists such as Robert Hodgin.

By the way: if you're nerding at home, those stains are created by pigments in the leaves called anthocyanins. It's the same pigment that gives apple skins their red color.

A few more pics are after the jump.

leaf stains on sidewalk 2

leaf stains sidewalk 3

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Wow...Pretty. Even without all the colours...:)

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