Lighthouse – Digital Painting

Once again I am up with the dawn – pretty much every day this past week. I haven’t really been right since me and Bill returned from across the pond. I do suffer quite a bit from jet-lag. The adjustment to the usual five hour time difference between the USA and the UK is significant […]

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Wonky Tower Landscape in Oils

Here’s where I’m at with this landscape painting after just a week. I think it’s been a week since I began – although I find I’m losing track of time. Hours fly past as I concentrate on just one portion of the painting at a time. The sky has now acquired three layers of paint […]

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A Poem.

How can I create if my house is not in order, If the inspiration I choose renders me numb, Stops my lips from forming the words I need to speak, So that I might reap the benefits of that love? Why should I come back, To paths well worn, And scenes remembered with retinal insistence […]

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Feliz Cumpleaños Frieda!!

Today is Frida Khalo’s birthday. She was born 111 years ago in 1907, Mexico. You may or may not be aware that I am quite a fan of this fine and very talented young upstart (although 111 years may be a little past its sell-by) – just saying. We have an odd relationship, if you […]

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Cohesion

Searching and sorting through my photo archives over the past six months I have come across some really quite peculiar synchronicities, which I shall write and post about in due course. Through this process however, I have learned to appreciate the way in which disparate photographic subject matters can have aesthetically cohesive themes, as with […]

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