The views from the Midland train from London to Stone are really pretty! Wish I'd taken more photos. And being in Stone was lovely too - I had high tea at the Moddershall Oaks and a proper catch up with Ro.
I haven't posted recently because I've been on a mini break to Westduin in Zeeland, had my friend Elly to stay and been day-tripping with her to Antwerp and off to Stone to see Ro in England. Zeeland is very gorgeous with its low flat farmland that you can get amazing views of from the … Continue reading Day tripping inspiration.. Zeeland and Antwerp
There have been a few postcards that I've done for my artathon (sponsor me here! ) that I haven't been entirely satisfied with, so today I've done some replacement ones that I've copied from some of my favourite painters - Picasso, Hockney , Derain, and Rousseau. I'm up to 81 postcards out of 365 now, whoop!
I've been inspired by the winter olympics to do some postcards of Russia
I am somewhat obsessed with my cat Shadow (she's sat on my lap now), to the point at which I have set up an instagram account solely to document her and my other cat Archimedis's exploits. Follow them on http://instagram.com/sharkimedis . She's 17 now but she still looks like a kitten:
I bought the book 'Hockney's Pictures' published by Thames&Hudson last year and its BEAUTIFUL. Looking at the pictures gives me that deep contented feeling and I love some of his quotes about art e.g. ' I have always believed that art should be a deep pleasure. I think there is a contradiction in an art … Continue reading Hockneys Pictures
Last weekend I went to Goesnes (pronunciation unknown so we went with Go-easy-on-us) with a group of friends, so todays' postcards have been inspired by the somewhat bleak January landscape of the Ardennes...
I used to work in Bristol and so today my inspiration has been Bristols classic landmarks... I'd also like to thank Katie for sponsoring me on my artathon who requested a Brizzle postcard!(I will also paint that one of us crazy accountants on a night out though!!)
You have not lived until you have seen my brothers impression of a rockhopper penguin.