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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.)

From go to whoa

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 […]

Twilight magic

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.

Freaky Friday

March 2, 2012


If it helps even one person get through the day.. .. U