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St Ives roofs

We visited in September, for the 3rd time, and cliche or not, I have fallen in love with the place. Art, of all standards and interpretations, is never far away, and I found that incredibly inspiring and uplifting. 74 more words

Landscapes

FLEET STREET, LIVERPOOL -ACRYLIC PAINTING

Walking up Hanover Street after Life Drawing on a Thursday evening now that the nights have got darker earlier has taken on a different perspective. The  drab buildings are now illuminated  with shots of light and their old style of architecture is picked out in interesting shapes and shadows. 68 more words

STRAND STREET, LIVERPOOL, EVENING RUSH HOUR - ACRYLIC PAINTING

I go into Liverpool on a Thursday evening to participate in a life drawing session. As the nights have closed in I have been aware of the illuminated  streets and the vibrancy of the scenes . 121 more words

Heritage at RIsk

English Heritage has updated its Heritage at Risk register for 2014 highlighting once again the shocking state of some of the finest and most interesting buildings across the country. 314 more words

Architecture

Fancy goods

‘Fancy goods’ is not a term you hear much, and in fact I realised I didn’t know exactly what it referred to. The dictionary informs me that fancy goods are novelty items and accessories that are primarily ornamental, designed to appeal to taste—or fancy, as the term suggests. 52 more words

Typography