Sunday, March 6, 2011

pine needle flower

A flower using different coloured needles.

Over-exposing the photograph creates the illusion the flower is floating. Tom adds scale.

pine needle drawings

The frozen snow is a vast undulating canvas waiting for the artist. Here pine needles are used to create a drawing on the snow. The encroaching shadows lessen the contrast and a rise in temperature will melt the icy crust and a metamorphosis will occur. Let's keep watch.

Podcast: David Esslemont on the history of the Gregynog and Solmentes Presses

Gregynog Hall Nigel Beale aka The Literary Tourist , came to visit and recorded our conversation in which he asked me about the history...