"There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion" Francis Bacon 1561-1626

Thursday, 5 March 2015

More Joy Than I Can Imagine

That’s what the first Bumble Bee in the garden brings me.

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Busy Buff Tailed Queen

Add to that the creative brain exercises that that the course requires and the arrival of a heater for the freezing garage/print room making the realisation of those exercises more possible.

And I am slowly getting more and more familiar with prints and their endless and fascinating variety.


A few trial prints. It’s all trees, grasshoppers and the surreal world of the garden. More to come when something is more resolved.

This term is rushing by.


Caroline Gill said...

These are exquisite! I have seen three Bumblebees in the last week - but yet to see a 2015 butterfly.

Pat K said...

I am a textile artist who is also fascinated by small creatures. Love your blog.

sharp green pencil said...

Hi there Caroline and Pat.. Many thanks for your kind comments!! yes I have been very tardy getting back to your all. Apologies! The bees have been wonderful this year. They are everywhere at the moment. I had a very lucky shot of a woolcarder the other day, should be on the blog soon. Val