Category Archives: Nature

Woodland pattern

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May 9, 2021 · 7:00 am

Animated Rocks (6)

On the southern shores of Bryher (Isles of Scilly) you might encounter this strange rock formation/ My early reaction was that it possessed an ‘extra-terrestrial’ quality. I have known it henceforth as ‘E.T’!

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Spring feeling!

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May 3, 2021 · 7:00 am

Camera Sketch (39)

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May 1, 2021 · 7:00 am

The countryside in Spring

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April 27, 2021 · 7:00 am

Animated Rocks (5)

The Isles of Scilly, situated 30 miles off the southwest tip of Cornwall, form an area of outstanding natural beauty. An interesting feature of the landscape is the number of granite outcrops that take on the form of naturally sculpted mysterious creatures or characters. Below we have a ‘turtle# from Tresco (The rock is about 5/6 metres in reality) l

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At the water’s edge

The retreating waters at low tide often leave interesting and. sometimes. intriguing patterns. This example could well have been produced by a figure drawing artist!

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Tree silhouette

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April 9, 2021 · 7:00 am

Seaweed pattern

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April 7, 2021 · 7:00 am

Camera Sketch (36)

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March 26, 2021 · 7:00 am

Getting busier every day (and night) on the sheep farm

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Animated Rocks (3)

The Isles of Scilly, situated 30 miles off the southwest tip of Cornwall, form an area of outstanding natural beauty. An interesting feature of the landscape is the number of granite outcrops that take on the form of naturally sculpted mysterious creatures or characters. Could this be a prehistoric ‘amphibian’?

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Early Spring

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Camera Sketch (36)

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March 14, 2021 · 7:00 am

Camera painting: ‘The past revealed’

This image is derived from a photograph of part of the Boscawen Stone Circle in Cornwall.  It seems incredible to think that these stones were paced in situ in Neolithic times  –  that is, between two and four thousand years BCE.

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Camera Sketch (35)

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February 28, 2021 · 7:00 am

Grasses in winter

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February 24, 2021 · 7:00 am

The bridleway in winter

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February 20, 2021 · 7:00 am

Size matters: impact is important (4)

A visual image, whether picture or graphic design, needs ‘breathing space’ in order to communicate fully with the viewer. It needs to be exhibited as created by the artist. Reproductions (eg. in books or online) can, at best, provide a useful introduction.

The purpose of this series is to convey something of the intended size of the artworks. The images used are from previous posts on this site. Most are abstracts influenced by post abstract expressionism artists.

Attention should focus on a feeling response rather than a rational analysis Imagine walking into the room for the first time.

Marsh grasses

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Canna variations (6)

The veins in the leaves of a canna plant form long smooth curves reminiscent of the contours of downland scenery. In this series the veins have provided both a starting point and a as a common theme. but varied palettes have been used to create a range of interpretations

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