This was an unusual challenge as the theme was to look for an image within something else.
PAREIDOLIA noun [ U ] a situation in which someone sees a pattern or image of something that does not exist, for example a face in a cloud, the man in the moon. The suggestion was looking for images in crumpled fabric but I chose some small drift wood pieces I had collected from a Californian beach because they reminded me of whales, seals and fish.
Camelia with hanging basket. C Lamb. 14 April 2020. Watercolour and masking fluid. This might not at first sight look like a collection of things you keep that might come in useful one day, but it is. The two sticks I keep in case I need them to support plants, The bird feeder pole has been useful for hanging other things - here tea light lanterns and baskets. Old plant pots are always useful. The dead branches of the pot bound camelia might sprout again. Who knows.
As all the Clifton Arts Club events are cancelled for the moment because of COVID-19 , we are joining in a stuck at home painting challenge. Apples were our first weeks topic.
trying to paint on top of a cliff in november