Home From Home: Three Urban Landscapes

Three very different urban landscapes taken on my travels in recent years, and converted to Oil Paintings. Each place has especial significance for me. Each autobiographical in some way. Trying to capture that sense of personal connection in each painting through use of colour and detail was my objective. Even if you can’t relate to…

Painted Cities and Towns

Some of you who follow my other blog, Diary of a Person Being Human, or who follow me on Instagram @frieda_mouse, will know that I have been turning my attentions to transforming some of my photographic images into digital paintings. I’ve been having so much fun with it, that I have already created an ample…

Egret Regret

This is the best I’ve been able to do with this one. Not a terribly sharp image, but then this fellow was rather more evasive than its friend, the Blue Heron from the previous post. I was having to be quick on the trigger and at full zoom too. Also the light was very strong…

Dipped Red

  I might have mentioned previously how easily I get sidetracked, however sometimes it’s a good thing yielding interesting results. The above image was a product of such a veer in an unintended direction as I searched my archives for TIFF files, mostly to try and make more room on my external hard-drives. I failed…