Creative design #7

Another station on the Welsh Highland Railway, Rheilffordd Eryri in Welsh, with a perfect backdrop of Mount Snowdon, Yr Wyddfa. Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and England, and a short walk from the station carpark is the start of one of the six recommended climbs to the summit. At 8.5 miles/12km, the Rhyd…

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Creative design #5

Railway poster 2022 Just two days free trial to go and I decided to design and create a poster featuring our local, and iconic, Welsh Highland Railway. The new station building was opened a few years ago, and shares its setting with the imposing Caernarfon Castle. I’ve included my favourite engine ‘Number 87’ to complete…

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Creative design #2

Towering blocks With eight days left of my Affinity Designer free trial I want to try out as many different design concepts as I can. Today I have used one of my art therapy paintings as a design base. ‘Towering Blocks’ depicting how the mechanical and structural landscape impacted my space, watching through bloodied hollow…

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Taking a creative break

Importance of creativity A major survival strategy for me is to be creative. It takes a variety of forms and is in a fairly constant state of flux. And, as oxymorons go, that’s one of the best. I have used Serif Affinity Photos for a while now although I find it has a steeper learning…

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