You might not have a favorite season but Joanna Hedrick, a counselor at the Sacramento State University Student Service Center definitely does. Since 2013, Joanna has been celebrating Fall by arranging the golden leaves of the campus' gingko trees into complex labyrinths and other intricate patterns.

"[My art] is about taking something that's already beautiful and making something unique—something you don't just pass by," Hedrick told Sactown Magazine.

Her project began when Hendrick wanted to create an interesting backdrop for photos of her two children, 8-year-old Sagan and 4-year-old Emil. She ended up raking a golden masterpiece and it quickly gained admirers both on campus and across social media.

Now, she creates about six designs annually as the trees drop their leaves as a gift to students who are studying for their finals. Drawing inspiration from well-regarded British environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy, Joanna is constantly outdoing herself, each time raking more and more complex arrangements.

More info: Instagram (h/t mmm)

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Ashley Mason 1 year ago

wind must not exist here. how lovely.

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Ehren Thomsen 1 year ago

I was staring at it, and I was, like, "she forgot the other dot", and then, BAM!, I saw it. Priceless!

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just a thought ! 1 year ago

Sunshine on the sun 🌞

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Maike 1 year ago

what a commitment, thats really awesome

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riley.girl 1 year ago

What a unique type of art! I love these!

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sexy_scorpio_3MD 1 year ago

I would be worried walking through this as to not mess up the design!

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Misterscooter 1 year ago

The bike rack increases the challenge on the higher levels.

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Maike 1 year ago

he must have great patience; i love the colors

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Maike 1 year ago

why do i look out for mr Tumus in this Picture? The Street light creates a beautiful color withe leaves.

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ispeak catanese 1 year ago

There's a woman who feverishly rakes the sand in front of her condo every day. I bet she might like to do this one.

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sexy_scorpio_3MD 1 year ago

I like the square ones better than the round ones!

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Ehren Thomsen 1 year ago

If you look closely, you can notice that the guy did his best to not mess the pattern when walking to his bike. Bet that he carried the bike out of the labyrinth instead of just riding it.

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Maike 1 year ago

she is inspiring, i bet this is mind quieting and infuriating (when it does not work out as you like it) all at once

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ispeak catanese 1 year ago

I love spirals. These must have taken her hours.

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ispeak catanese 1 year ago

There she is! The artist at work!

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