Category Archives: land art

Urban Art

Let’s have bit more of this in the world …. as posted by Buttonsy Jewellry, today. Advertisements

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November walk

I met up with some old school friends for a nostalgic wander down memory lane, a walk in the wilds of West Dorset and a delicious pub lunch at The Three Horseshoes, Powerstock. we came across some acorn art a … Continue reading

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Labyrinths and sand dragons

Back to the beach, rock pools, caves and gentle waves   the baby spuddled amongst the masses of black seaweed, E and my daughter went for a swim and R and I  made a labyrinth When looking for a link … Continue reading

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A walk to the sea from Prospect Cottage

Windblown shacks and old decaying boats create a fascinating open air ‘museum’. The sea, the tide out for miles and people digging in the sand flats, maybe for cockles? Looking back at the road, with Prospect Cottage on the horizon, … Continue reading

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Dungeness on Tuesday

I’ve wanted to see Derek Jarman’s Garden for at least 15 years and on Tuesday, after a long drive across the bleak, flat marshes we found it more easily than I thought we might. Although it is not as he … Continue reading

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Grass Wave

It’s a gorgeous day here for gardening – just taking a lunch break. Thought I would show you the pictures Pat has sent me of her grass wave, which was inspired by my post on mowing a spiral: I love … Continue reading

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Grass Art

One of our lovely blog-readers sent me a photo of her latest grass-cutting experiment which was inspired by my post on 22 May about cutting grass spirals. She persuaded her husband to leave a wave of daisies making it’s way across … Continue reading

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First cut of the year

Yesterday was a perfect gardening day – no wind, no sun, just pleasant warm weather – the first time for months and months I was happy to garden all day – and I cut the grass for the first time … Continue reading

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Stonechat Studio

Despite a mist hovering around the coast to begin with, we had a glorious day at the Hut yesterday. What a fabulous place to sort out my collage cuttings and start another colour themed collage – yellows and oranges this … Continue reading

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Sharing the Link Love

Sharing links to other blogs is a LOVErly  idea from Tammy at Daisy Yellow, so here goes – some British blog links: 1. The blog of a Scottish architect interested in Land Art 2. My fellow blogger Sarah did a stunning … Continue reading

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Links

Great idea Tammy of Daisy Yellow to share the links to 5 blogs Here are some of my favourites: Quinn Creative Great thought provoking articles with lots of links to other blogs and art journaling. Matt Scrumptious crochet, wonderful colours and … Continue reading

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…..on the way back

There was a rainbow and taking the less rocky path down I came across this memorial stone This branch of the path takes you the top of the old lime kilns – more ideas of future mandala projects, perhaps creating … Continue reading

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A farewell walk

On my last day in Solva I took a walk up the hill to look down on the beach below – still with the mandala in mind – I would have liked to create one by adding to the circle … Continue reading

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A walk on Solva beach

When the tide is out A mandala left by another, I wonder how long it has been there Looking back towards the village Vibrant green – looks good enough to eat One of several old limekilns on the beach Looking … Continue reading

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Solva

I am in Solva, South West Wales – my kinda heaven. My mother is Welsh and I spent my childhood Summer holidays on Newgale beach, so when ever I cross the Severn Bridge my heart sings – and it leaps … Continue reading

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Sand Art

Quinn Creative , another participant in the Spring Postcard Swap dropped by Stonechat and I had a lovely time looking at her blog. I came across this great post ‘What is Art’ In which there is a You tube clip of … Continue reading

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Lime Green

Another Post Card for iHannas Post Card Swap. I love the way collage throws seemingly random things together and gets me to play with colour and find colour combinations I would not otherwise have found. In this case, a recycled … Continue reading

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Skye Mandala

Yesterday was sunny!!! Hurray! At last! Important to make the most of it, so my daughter and I took the children to South Beach, Studland. I had been talking to Sarah about the mandala I had made in Skye and she … Continue reading

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Magnolia rings

a splendid magnolia in wendy’s garden is carpeting the ground with petals – I rearranged a few –

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