Ringstead Rust

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Update: Frances of Island Threads says this picture reminds her of the Callanish Standing Stones, which gives me a shiver of excitement! I looked them up on Google images¬†and now I’m itching to try a painting with them as inspiration. This photo by David Ross¬†caught my eyeCallanish-01072006

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These pictures will only exist as photographs, which might in time be printed on canvas or paper.

The background painting is 16″x16″, acrylic paint and sand mixed with PVA on canvas

Which photograph do you think would look best printed on canvas?

Ringstead 1. displayed

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(all this fitted into one carrier bag)

and played

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Aluminium dishes, cans and bottle recycled.

Another tobacco pouch complete with tobacco (composted).

Lots of lovely rusty bits.

Ringstead Beach

Collected on 28th July 2016 with my son, daughter and 6 grandchildren.

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The children started off looking for pebbles to paint but they all soon got just as keen on finding bits and pieces for my beach-clean collection. Despite the beach looking fairly clean, we had a carrier bag full by the time we had walked to the end.

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Hengistbury Haul

Couldn’t resist joining in with TJ’s Household Haiku: prompt TIDE

tide and man

leave litter for art

No! Please don’t!

Items washed and sorted

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I like to take a photo from each Beach clean so that I can remember where each item came from

A lot of this is recent rubbish left on the beach

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I often wish I was a writer – these could build up a story about a ‘Topman’ called Tim who smokes, has a dog, needs high energy fixes and has had something to celebrate recently.

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But in the story Tim doesn’t last long as ‘smoking kills’!

The Hengistbury rainbow

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As I’m laying them out ideas start to dance around

A face – do you think it looks like a dog?

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and a Hengistbury Head – I call him Henry

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