Category Archives: Sand
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
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!
This seaweed ‘picture’ (‘The White Knight’) is exactly as observed at low tide – nothing added an d nothing taken away (except the sand!) The colours have been changed to highlight the contrast. Other titles/interpretations are obviously possible.
Their gifts have, no doubt, been ordered online!
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A maiden gathering winter fuel?
No. it’s a partially buried pebble and a strand of seaweed left on the beach at low tide!
For an introduction to this series see 25th October
For an intro duction to this series see 25 October
A beach at low tide often presents a wide range of interesting shapes and patterns. Sometimes strands of seaweed, particularly in silhouette, can suggest the outlines of characters, objects or landscape features. In these instances I have retained the original shapes but have removed or neutralized the background. Otherwise there have been no additions or subtractions to the original photos.
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