In 1972 I spent three months working on a kibbutz in northern Israel as a volunteer, something which was popular at the time. You got a cheap flight and accommodation in return for various work on the kibbutz. We lived in volunteers’ accommodation, very basic, and also not much soundproofing. The guy next to us … More A Rose for a Troubadour
I was playing around today with a photo of painted rocks taken by Tammy Vitale in the US, then added an eagle flying. I decided to all it “Creativity” to reflect the joy we feel when creativity carries us along on the great winds of inspiration. Then I started playing with overlays in piZap, liked … More Creativity
No, this is not some movie or song or whatever: I was taking photos of the Apothecary’s Rose in the front garden, which is the rose of the title of this post. The rose fascinates me as it’s such an ancient heritage rose from the Turkish region with a huge centre. So I poked open … More Spider & Rose
(This piece of digital art was originally created in acrylics to reflect the entry of Uranus into Aries in 2002 – change, upheaval, new ideas, passion – which I have revisited to reflect the rise of passion for honest politics with the bubbles on the left the hopes of people for social justice and peace) … More Changes!
I used as a foundation for the water element a photo of a rather lovely turquoise pendant in my jewellery collection. It’s Iranian turquoise and has a surround of marcasite. I trimmed the photo to a close-up, then used a “liquify” function on Photoshop to get rid of the marcasite. Then I fiddled and faddled … More Water Element: Worship Water
This is a portrayal of something that happened to me when I was living in Boonah, south-east Queensland. The town lies in the Scenic Rim and is an energy vortex, something I never believed in until I lived there. People got drawn there quite mysteriously and many ended up being turned inside out and changing … More Close Encounters of the Third Kind
This image was created from a photograph taken by Ann of The Republic of Ann blog (http://therepublicofann.wordpress.com). The photo reminded me of a peaceful pathway towards the Rainbow Bridge for all those who’ve lost to their lives in wars wherever they have taken place. So this digital art is dedicated to those who have lost … More No More Veterans