I have plans for these guys.
I rarely ask myself why I’m doing this. You know, the creativity thing. But over the last few days I have been thinking about it a bit. Sometimes it serves as a distraction: something to divert my mind from thinking
I’ve wanted to draw/paint chillis ever since I saw a Mary West painting of chillis in an exhibition in Dublin years ago. I wanted to buy that painting but, for some reason now well forgotten, I didn’t. Anyway. At last.
Had to go to Tralee and back yesterday so not much time for art. I managed to do this before I went to work. Not sure about the gold though. This morning’s offering … Added to the vase … Slowly
Here it is … And a dandelion seed …
Again on small pebbles. Found my thinner white pen. I quite like these. They’re quite easy to do and they look pretty awesome. I’m putting them in a glass vase that Tom and Neidin gave us and that we have
… on a pebble. Shamelessly copied from a link Christine sent me this morning about mindful doodling. Just to give a sense of scale …
It looks better in real life than in this photo. Really.
Bee in gouache on pebble.
When I had another look at the actual pebble that I painted on yesterday evening, rather than a photo of it, I kind of re-evaluated my view of it. The photo distorted my view of the size of it and,
Taking a break from my Chinese brushes. Just a short one mind. We were out for a walk the other evening and there was a full, or nearly full, moon. Down by the weir on Lower Dodder Road, the effect
Came home from work, made the dinner (merguez sausages in a harissa tomato sauce with pasta) and raced up to the attic. First on my agenda was to have a go at the ukelele (see yesterday’s entry for context). I