Contrasts

I love being in nature and finding pattern in natural forms.As in so many desirable aspects of human life nature was there first.Harmonious, contrasting, minimalist, flamboyant. I’ve gathered together a few images from nature, played around with them, and ramped up the colours. You cannot better nature but I believe you can have some fun…

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Art in the time of lockdown # 14

Contemplations Being in lockdown brings into focus just what you have. For some, it’s what they don’t have. But that is their loss. I decided to return to my Art in Lockdown theme – well, to be honest, I began this one months ago. I love and admire the work of Frida Kahlo, and just…

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Art in the time of lockdown #10

Self-portrait: possibilities This image is the first in the series to have been created without a particular ‘inspiration’ in mind. Once again my very patient husband was key – taking photographs of me without knowing exactly what was called for. The problem was that I was unable to explain. It was a case of “I’ll…

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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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Uncertain Industry: a view

I love photography and I love capturing images of industry. Then turning them on their head. Icons of industry and mechanisation are as beautiful and fascinating as the landscape they are in, but for me it is the blending that holds more interest.Whenever we visit Rugby I look forward to the moment when the cement…

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