Weather Challenge: Dust Storm

This week’s Weather Challenge is Dust Storm!

dust storm aThe background on this two-page spread is the central U.S. – Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas – classic places for a haboob!


dust storm b I printed the different names of dust storms on the pc. Colored in printed vintage photos (more about those later) with sepia colors of crayons and cut out little orange storm shapes from scrapbook paper.

dust storm c Downloaded and printed a vintage copy of the classic Dust Bowl/Great Depression-era novel, The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck. Lightly colored in with sepia colors of crayon; more names for dust storms.

dust storm badust storm bbThese two photos came from Wikipedia. Apt but terrible examples of how bad the Dust Bowl was in the 1930’s.

weather-finalweekly-weather Click here or on the badge to see the blog hosting this challenge! Please join us – all types of submissions (photo, art, writing, poetry) are accepted!!

4 thoughts on “Weather Challenge: Dust Storm

  1. Wonderful and creative way to document the dust storms! 🙂


  2. I love this. Your thought process on every little thing that went into these pages is impressive. Thank you so much for sharing this and for joining in.


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