On Baltimore: What matters? People or possessions? Mass media reports about events in Baltimore have taken the interests of the Establishment as a priority and focused on destruction of property but don’t mention the destruction of people’s lives through poverty, racism, oppression, expenditure on the military and warfare, billion-dollar handouts to the billionaire class, purchase … More Baltimore: The Unseen, the Unheard, The Ignored
This piece of digital art and this post are to honour unsung heroes around the world. They were prompted by reading this week of a couple who have kitted out their ship to help rescue migrants at sea in the Mediterranean as they flee the chaos of war and conflict in Syria, Palestine, Iraq, Africa … More In Praise of Heroes
I came across today a brilliant video of an ancient Tuvan Song “Boodey” (Sonnel) arranged in modern ambient style. It’s performed by Radik Tyulyush, singer, composer, Master Of Traditional Tuvan Throat Singing, and a Member of Huun Huur Tu. The music is brilliant but the images portrayed – of the beauty of the earth juxtaposed … More Anthem for Planet Earth
The foundations for this image were firstly, a photo of tree roots and glass and secondly, a photo of a waterfall. With a little judicious editing with Pixlr, this is the final result. It reminded me of a collage of earth elements, hence Life on Earth.
This image is composed of three layers – the first is a photo of an iceberg; the second is a photo I took here in North Cyprus of mimosa leaves against a setting sun; and the final layer is a photo I took at a garden centre near here, Gardens of Babel, of water lilies … More Hidden Truths
I created this from some photos of leaves and blossoms I’ve taken over the past year or so and just felt it reminded me of the faery-kind dancing with delight in the early world at our feet – dances which go un-noticed by human beings. So if you’re of the mind, kick up your heels … More Dances with Fae
I’m still taking things quietly getting over a lousy cold and another kidney infection – but I still enjoy fiddling with digital art as it helps me relax and float into other dimensions. I started off with stones balanced in a river and actually intended to work on the whole water theme. But then I … More Wildish