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We often forget that we are nature. Nature is not something separate from us.
When we say that we have lost our connection to nature, we’ve lost our connection to ourselves.

Andy Goldsworthy

What we pay attention to grows

adrienne maree brown

The ultimate famine is the starvation of the imagination

Diane Di Prima

If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.

Maya Angelou

Persephone and the Pomegranate

December 14th, 2021 Posted In: Art

I’m taking part in the fantastic online course Illustrating Nature: A Creative Exploration by Laura McKendry on Domestika. The course is full of interesting, entertaining and productive activities that have really helped me get back in drawing and painting! Here’s one example from an exercise on drawing from life. Drawing a pomegranate in the depths […]

Armageddon, minus the odd letter

September 20th, 2021 Posted In: Art Tags: ,

2021 I took this image in Berlin and it always makes me smile. Did the graffiti artist lose the plot, or only a few letters? In any case, I hope this is still there on that painted brick wall in a rather staid district of Berlin.

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you

George Bernard Shaw