Category Archives: Sky in art

Painting backgrounds – a weekend of art films

For two hours, or thereabouts, on Saturday I was held utterly absorbed by a film and, straight afterwards, held interested enough to avidly cross-reference what I had just seen with some reading until bedtime. The film was called ‘Effie Gray’ … Continue reading

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One walk, many skies

It was one of those bright and reasonably warm February afternoons where the sun is acute and golden in a bright blue sky yet it was already working on producing some wonderful contrast, whipping up clouds into monumental formations, sculpting … Continue reading

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Space odyssey

odyssey: An extended adventurous voyage or trip, intellectual or spiritual quest, journey of discovery. I always like keep a finger on the pulse of the universe and, when I check to see what’s going on ‘out there’, its a case of seeking … Continue reading

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Light divided

As the setting sun reaches the earth plane, a veil of cloud gives the impression that the light is split into parts but it is, of course, an illusion…there can be no fragmentation of source; its all a matter of … Continue reading

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Fragments of sky, boxes of clouds

Skies and clouds are far from new subjects for me but my latest are a detour away from oil on canvas…to the use of oil on paper, something I’d never tried before.  With no expectation as to how successful the … Continue reading

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