The more of these letters I send, the more I feel they are benefiting me as much as anyone else. 💛 💜 Dear Friend, The world outside is reopening but I am still staying at home. One of my big courgette plants was broken off at the stem this week. Normally this would be sad […]
This creative prompt is somewhat vague – darkness. It may sound difficult at first, but this vagueness gives you a lot of creative freedom. Sometimes we have freedoms that we don’t even know we have. 🙂 Darkness has many cultural and connotative meanings that can be explored or you could attempt it more literally with a low key (dark) image. Remember that visually, darkness is the only way that we are able to perceive light – the whole yin and yang of realities.
During my visit to Japan last Spring, I spent a lot of time alone at Shinto Shrines. I cannot put words to the calm and peaceful feeling that I found in these spaces but it is a gift both from the place and from inside oneself. I believe this serenity is available in many places – shrines, mountains, churches, forests, temples, the seaside, open water, rolling fields, hidden lakes and even your own back yard if you are willing to seek it there. 🌳✨💚
This week’s prompt is “the light”. You can make anything in response to the prompt – a photo, a drawing, a song, a cake. And you can interpret the prompt as openly as you like. Your subject could be literal light or a figurative notion of light. It can be natural light or artificial light. […]
Care homes in the UK have reached out to the public for contact from the outside. Residents are isolated from outside contact for their safety and as such, are feeling alone. I can relate. I am sending a weekly letter and photo to four care homes in my area. 💗 Here is the text of […]
South Carolina is a beautiful place. Admittedly I do take some artistic license as well. I like to make things mine. Or show them through my own personal filter. How do you feel about photo editing? Do you feel photographs should show exactly what a place or person looks like? Or is it ok for […]