Hope you are enjoying your weekend. We had a mild and sunny day here,
with temperatures which feel more like spring than winter.
made an A3 mixed media piece. I had a brush wipe page onto which I had stamped, but it was a bit too bright, so I gave it a coat of gesso to tone it down. I was recently given a sheet of Dylusions quotes, and the one I wanted to use read, 'I am pretty sure that with sparkly shoes and a new tiara she could conquer the world'. So I painted a face to go with the quote. Her tiara was made with gold leaf and some pearls, and the sparkly shoes were cut from a magazine
Yesterday I went into the Basilica to see the crib, which changes for
each week in Advent:
The windows are always worth looking at:
At the back of the church is a little exhibition showing the history of the building. The old carved eagle is very impressive, too-
On the right is the golden shrine where the remains of St Swidbert, the patron and founder of the town:
I saw the flowers and the copper beech in the garden of an
old complex of houses:
I love this door with the wreath:
Have a great day you all, take care,
and thanks a lot for coming by!