Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastaneum)
During the last years our chestnut trees have become more and more infested with the horse-chestnut leaf miner (Cameraria ohridella). Somehow a sad sight to see.
Some say that artists are always making ‘themselves’ in their work. Much of my early visual art work was indeed self portraiture. It makes sense since I was studying the figure from a very classical point of view, and as I was the model who was always available any time I was ready to work, self portraits were a common occurrence. 304 more words