Jade comes in two recognized forms: Nephrite and Jadeite. Although they are distinctly different under the microscope they both share a certain ‘toughness’. This means that they both are easily […]
These two images of rocks from Ireland are from two different places; the first is from Galley Head which had a mass of rocks I want to paint and the […]
Accidental landscapes appear in the black grafitti on a white panel van. A frozen lake. A slot canyon. Snowy mountains. More of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Texture.
Fallen leaves in bright autumn colours under water. Some pine cones in this mix.A week or so later, all the leaves are yellow and it’s raining with a different light. […]
In last week’s ‘Fine Art Monochrome’ challenge I was tempted to use this unedited image of a metal staircase in the Bridgeport Brewing Company down in Portland. But I decided […]
In a previous post, the Monochrome Garden, I looked in detail at six monochrome ‘formulas’ in Stackables. Here’s a second batch! Stackables ‘Tintype‘ formula: Old, scratchy, blurry – this formula works […]
There’s nothing more magical than finding a shiny shell and knowing you’re the first person to have seen it for 150 million years.” David Attenborough, talking about hunting for fossils. […]