To feel at peace with oneself and to be one with the Universe, one must be still and devoid of distraction. Eastern philosophy has taught this … Continue reading The Daily F – Distant Bodies
I am an artist. I am a creator of fictional worlds, of hypothetical instances that float within the imagination of the person experiencing my art, and although I may draw from my own very valid memories and experiences in creating … Continue reading The Daily Flannel – Creator of Fiction, Creator of Gods. Pure Poetry.
After a small amount of thought I have decided that it’s time to strip this blog back to its original nuts and bolts. When I began blogging I had no idea what blogging really was, or what I was doing. … Continue reading It’s time to strip
I’ve been singing again, and I plan to do it a bit more often than I have been in recent years. I used to be semi-pro and do the pub and club circuits. I have performed on many a stage since my early teens, but I haven’t sung in a long while, so this is me sounding a little rusty. Hopefully it won’t make your ears bleed too much 😉 I love this song, originally sung by Oleta Adams. So I thought I’d relearn it and do a little recording so you lot can hear what I’ve been up to. … Continue reading M’s Musical Moments – ‘Get Here’ (Oleta Adams version)
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Brass Raven, still with tracing paper and brass filings – work in progress One of the skills you are taught… Continue reading Piercing is not just for body parts!
I’ve been playing with my new digital art app for the Mac called Pavo. I downloaded it with the intention of using it as an editing tool for enhancing photographs, but discovered that it works better as an artistic medium. Although unlike an oil painting there are no drying times in between digital layers which greatly speeds up the process of producing a piece of art, this also allows me to work at the speed of my intuition, which I like. It still takes as long as it takes, and I work from a blank canvas so to speak. My … Continue reading The Wanderer – For Argie
This is a piece of digital art I produced this evening, inspired by my friend Noel a.k.a Makagutu and his post this evening regarding the events in Kenya. Continue reading ‘Decision’ – For Noel
This week’s challenge is about exploring and perhaps exploiting unusual points of view. Framing the subject of your shot so that it isn’t the centre of focus, but using surrounding features to draw your eye to it, at least this … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge – Unusual Point of View