I am thinking of England this week and felt it time to share some artistic reactions to the beautiful month The Mitch and I spent traversing the British countryside. Please enjoy my poem and visual comparisons between photography I took on my trusty 35 mm camera and the pictures I drew…
Brilliance in Love
Rocking on a Narrowboat, Seduced by Stars
Following Romance in London and Pints in Bars
Patchworked Fields and One Lane Yields
Abbeys, Ruins, Thunderstorms, and Mateys
Wandering the Cotswolds Eating Blackberries
With Broken Scissors for Flowers in Vases
Baths and Stones and Glastonbury Tor
Wannabe Witches and Food Soothing Mitchezzz
From Tea Room Kitchens
Forget not Ducks with Webbed Mittens
A Vacation from the Moon
The Calm before the Storm
To the British Beaches
Pebbles and Rocks under Feet
Though not enough for Walls to Complete
Rent a Chair, Embrace in the Salty Air
When Life Shakes a Bug-off Bend
I’ll Think of England!
A tempera finger painting imagining the scope of Weymouth Beach on the Dorset Coast, the location of our final UK adventure and a photo I took while lounging on the beach.
An acrylic painting depicting abbey ruins throughout England as we visited many and a bunting thrown in for good measure which is actually in the beach photo. The abbey photo here shows me exploring Rievaulx Abbey in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.
At the Bohemian Wookey Hole Inn near Glastonbury and Wells in Somerset, dinner included crayons and art paper tablecloths where I drew this self MitchaRachia portrait and the three pictures sum up the attitude, beer, and outfits in that order.
I look forward to sharing more – Cheers to 2013!