March 30, 2012
This photo is by Petr Kratochvil of chimneys at a coal-fired power plant. I think this image is just beautiful. P.S. This is my 80th post, would you believe? (Yay me.)
March 28, 2012
Ready, steady.. OK this is the set up with the painting’s subject, a photo taken in St.Paul de Vence a few years ago. (A truly picturesque mediaeval hill top village in the south of France, home to the famous La Colombe d’Or) After drawing it in with faint light grey pencil I popped in some of the lighter shades, shadows […]
March 15, 2012
Tonight I realised a very long-held dream of going twilight sailing on the Swan. It was a perfect night for it – balmy and just enough breeze. The boat in the last picture is called “Stress Management”. I reckon.