Art in the time of lockdown #4

“Lockdown Lullaby“ Process: the main part is from a photograph that my husband took of me, picking out notes on our keyboard I used various effects in Affinity Photo to achieve the blurred, almost other-worldly feel I was after to achieve the image-within-image of the ‘window’ I worked with layers in Adobe Photoshop Elements Inspiration:…

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Art in the time of lockdown #1

There have been so many wonderful images coming out of this time of lockdown. I thought it would be fun to put my own spin on some well-known, and perhaps not so well-known artworks from the past. “me loving me” Inspiration: Howard Hodgkin’s “Lovers” created 1984-9, oil on canvas British artist who spent much time…

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Emergence from Lockdown

Here is my second image manipulation using the program Affinity. Very early days, and a lot of new skills to learn. Enjoyment is the key, and this certainly punches above its weight on that score. Process My starting point was to photograph three life study sketches and two oil pastel studies I’d made at college.…

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Girl at a Window: lockdown

I have written about lockdown from various angles but now I am beginning to approach it from a purely creative stand.

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