Playing with Canvases

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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

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but how to mount it

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or this

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

I think it hints at jellyfish.

Charmouth 4.July.16

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Looking towards Lyme Regis

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The beach looks relatively clean until one tunes into searching for the plastics lurking in the pebbles

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and trapped between rocks

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Most people on the beach were fossil hunting. A woman, on holiday from Norfolk and her husband, asked me what I was collecting and I told them about the 2 Minute Beach Clean, we had a lovely long chat and they both said they would bring a bag with them next time and do the same.

The haul:

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washed and laid out to dry

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Face

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Rainbow

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A flower

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Miss E and I think we will make a face and a flower from each Beach Clean before making other pictures, assemblages and sculptures.