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Master of Masking - Architect of Ink Art
Master of Masking - Architect of Ink Art

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What do you see when you look at this Painting of St Paul’s Cathedral? The image is not so much a snapshot in time. It’s conveys more of a the passing of time. Some areas are clear and sharp, like the painting of St Paul’s Cathedral itself and the cycle…
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Globe light Painting Reflections The first thing you noticed is the patch of yellow orange at the top of the light. The Globe light is one of those outside the Houses of Parliament. Large globes of intricate iron work, delicate yet solid and with a…
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Natural history graffiti The first thing you notice about natural history graffiti is the towering edifice looming above you. It seems to go on forever. Drawing your eyes up to the molten sky, like they’re alien rocks or Meteors hurled across space. The…
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Doorknobs aren’t usually the subject of paintings. Part of a painting, yes, but not the main feature. Cartoons, yes. as the mouse, fleeing from the cat, draw a door knob so he can escape. But rarely are they the feature of your actual paintings. Number 18…
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You know the phrase “The devil is in the details? It’s been proving something of a challenge to focus on the detail close up, rather than a view of the building. I’ve had a few challenges with this challenge, like with the Radclive Church Tower and…
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A change from the advertised, 11 – Brick Wall The best laid plans of mice and men… and all that. Last week I promised to bring you a brick wall painting, and that I have. Complete in all its crumbling finery. The trouble is I was supposed to be doing a…
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Some weeks go more smoothly than others. This week should have been easy. I decided to do the tower, which should have been last week. I’ve had some wonderful suggestions, there’s a wonderful water tower near Mursley which would have been fantastic, I’d…
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I did speak too soon.
Could it be that Summer is here? Or did I speak too soon? I know, this is England, so probably not. But a girl can dream, can’t she? Whilst I’ve been enjoying the sunshine, this week’s subject seems especially apt. When it’s hot, you really appreciate The…
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Painting 6 Twisted Chimney #4950Paintings Challenge
Twisted Chimney? Sounds like a band name to me. Number 6 of the 49 50 Challenge or The Twisted Chimney as I’m calling it, follows on from my crooked comment last week. This time it’s a crooked chimney, ok maybe not crooked, but certainly twisted. The…
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Painting 5 Gawcott Pump #4959Paintings
All hands to the Pump, 5 down, 45 to go! Painting number 5 is Gawcott Pump, a charming little feature in Gawcott Out in the villages for this week’s architecture painting. Sadly, there’s no handle on the Gawcott pump, but it’s still an interesting…
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