Ringstead 22.May.17

DSC_0005

DSC_0008 (1)

DSC_0006

 

Advertisements

Playing with Canvases

DSC_0001-1

Wondering how I would attach the rust pieces – the background needs softening a bit with more texture.

So excited about this little gem of rusty wire with old netting

DSC_0031-1

but how to mount it

DSC_0038-1

or this

DSC_0039-1

and how do I treat the background, perhaps soft watery greys.

I think it hints at jellyfish.

Ringstead Rust

DSC_0001 (2)-1

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

DSC_0001 (3)-1

DSC_0004-1

DSC_0013-1

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

DSC_0003

(all this fitted into one carrier bag)

and played

DSC_0001 (1)-1

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.

DSCF9499

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.

DSC_0001