Hope your weekend is going well.
Today is May 1st, so wish you all a great month,
and hope that the weather here will soon be worthy of May!
BioArtGal. Her choice of theme is
' Your journeys might be creative, spiritual or historical. They might be an actual trip you took or plan on taking. Or maybe your journey is one of love, over coming some obstacle or personal growth. Whatever journeys you are on, I can't wait to see where you are going and where you have been.'
This is a wonderful theme which gives us lots of scope, and I am also looking forward to seeing where your imagination and flights of fancy take you.
I decided that every journey begins in the head. I made a hybrid piece using 2 of my paintings, a seascape and an abstract, cut the head to shape, and added the ship and compass digitally. The anchor is one of my photos. I glued it onto the first page in a new A4 Journal which will be just for challenges, and painted round the edges with metallic blue before adding some stenciling.
Today was cold, wet and windy, and the skies stayed grey all day.
In winter coat, cap and boots I went for my last April walk.
I love the tender green of the new leaves:
The Basilica was reflected in the puddles:
The Basilica and town are celebrating 1300 years:
I love this wall and little lane between the Basilica and Market Street:
The red beech makes a wonderful background for the
And the fresh leaves of the ginkgo tree look almost luminous:
Have a great day, and a good, new month.
Take care, and thanks a lot for coming by!