These “Quanta Smears”—from left to right: Habitat, Alleycat, & Ratta-Pit-Tooie—were composed from templates comprised entirely of natural/organic elements: flowers, leaves, berries, cones, seashells, stones, mushrooms, et al. Here are the templates used to create the images above:
Originally from New York City, Robert Bharda (Ward) has lived in the Seattle where for the last 35 years he has specialized in vintage photographica as a profession, everything from salt prints to Polaroids. His illustrations/artwork have appeared in numerous U.S. and Canadian publications and currently appear on the cover of The Naugutuck River Review and are forthcoming in Conclave. His poetry, fiction and critical reviews have appeared in The North American Review, Northwest Review, Shenandoah, Quarterly West, Willow Springs, ACM, Cutbank, Fine Madness, Kansas Quarterly, Yellow Silk, Poets On, and many others including anthologies.