Posts Tagged ‘Me’

I decided to take a picture of myself to commemorate my birthday this year and to use it as my new Avatar. I wanted something in keeping with the photographs I post on the blog and this is the result. I posterised the shot with the Art Camera app and added some sparkle with the SpacePaint app, as I adore a bit of sparkle. I don’t think I look too bad for an old bird!! Especially if you stand a long way away from the screen with your eyes half shut!!!

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Linda loves the beach and this morning we set off down the road to Tynemouth Long Sands. We sat on the sand and drank Chai Latte from a flask, ate Almond Thins biscuits, listened to music on the i Pad and painted and drew. I painted this little sketch in about 15 minutes and am really pleased with it. I haven’t really tried painting what I see outside before, so am keen to try it again… very soon.