Friday 12 April 2024

Friday Catch Up - 12 04 2024

Doodlewash Art Challenge
1. Nuggets, 2. Otter, 3. Wishing Well
4. Lorikeet, 5. Fern
6. Latte, 7. Cactus, 8.Paperweight
9. Bubbles, 10. Wild Flowers
11. Pencil Sharpener, 12. Bricks, 13. Monarch [Butterfly and King]

Other Art - Inspired by photos taken in Asia
This one was based on the large bonsai trees. Background and trunks are watercolour and the foliage is collaged with gelliprint papers.
This was a statue of a tiger. Watercolour and collage.
A street in Vietnam. Acrylic paints, painted in an abstract kind of way and not using the colours I saw. I'm not used to acrylics and I find doing small details hard to do compared with watercolours.

Thursday Doors [furniture doors this time]

Seen in a dwelling on the Mekong river trip in Vietnam

Kampong Phluk Floating Village, Cambodia

These flowers are actually vegetables

More trees at Angkor Wat, Cambodia


Monday 8 April 2024

Photo Challenges - 08 04 2024


 Chi Minh City

Fireworks at Phnom Penh

seen in Hanoi, Vietnam
I used a Pixel 7 Phone


Friday 5 April 2024

Catch Up Friday 05 04 2024

Doodlewash Art Challenge 
(these are from March so a lot of catching up to do)

11. Sea Sheep

12. Creme Brulee

13. Pheasant

14. Folding Table & 15. Ginger

16. Alpenglow

17. leprechaun & 18. Fairy Chimney
19. Giant panda & 20. Hibiscus

21. Trout and 22. Stork

23. Wombat & 24. Baklava

25. Sunfish
26. Hippopotamus

27. Honeywort

28. Kiwi

29. Colosseum

30. Spork

31. Eggs


My Tho, Tien Giang, Vietnam

A long walk to see the reclining Buddha

Saigon Opera House
I cropped both sides of the building as there was a lot of activity in the way, workpeople with equipment setting up an event.

Enjoy your weekend!


Friday 29 March 2024

Friday Catch Up - 29 03 2024

I started this post a couple of weeks ago but then couldn't get on the computer to finish it until today.
Doodlewash Art Challenge
4. Raccoon Dog

5. Bearded Reedling

7. Sunbird

8. Nails
I used a glass dip in pen & ink for the outline.
This is the pen.

9. Kinkajou

10. Strawberry Tart

Gelli Plate Printing

This one was printed on an old calendar page

I altered the above gelli print in Photoshop with Neural filters

and T stands for Tuesday [ a welcome cold drink on a very hot day]
This was our hotel in Phnom Penh, probably our poshest hotel on our Asia trip
There was music and singing on a Mekong Delta River trip in Vietnam

Thursday Doors [or opening in this case]
I like the reflections on this photo taken at Angkor Thom, Cambodia
This building is in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the traditional next the modern skyscraper.

You can see hundreds of windows from this roof top bar at night in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
same shot but I fiddled with the exposure - better or worse?

A view from another roof top bar, it was so hot in Ho Chi Minh City

 Big bonsai trees at My Tho, Tien Giang, Vietnam

Enjoy your weekend!