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Random musings about photography, watercolours, my surroundings, life, philosophy and planet Earth

The Eiffel Tower (The Nits – Les Nuits / 2005)

The Nits is a Dutch band which has delivered classic so-called atmospheric Pop for the best of the past 30 years. In fact, they are not just that, they are also the world’s best kept secret. In their latest album Les Nuits, released in 2005, they issued this beautiful song entitled La Tour Eiffel, and I Could not resist the urge to craft a watercolour after that song. If you are one of those who don’t know who the Nits […]

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Auvers sur Oise

Here is a view of Auvers sur Oise, the small town north west of Paris where Van Gogh ended up his life. He shot himself a few hundred yards from this church in a field which can still be seen today. The old village has not suffered too much from new developments and the inn where the painter used to stay and his room were refurbished very nicely 10 years ago. The ‘Auberge Ravoux’ is now open for tourists and […]

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PDA : Concours nos lecteurs ont du talent (été 2006)

Le journal Pratique des Arts lance un concours “nos lecteurs ont du talent”. La date limite de candidature était fixée au 20 Août. J’ai postulé, juste avant les vacances avec 4 aquarelles. J’ai reçu une lettre de la rédaction que j’ai découverte en rentrant de congés Dimanche. Message de bon augure pour Aquarella 2006 et que je rajouterai dans ces pages d’ici peu. En attendant, voici les aquarelles que j’avais sélectionnées : “les écorchés”, à Villennes sur Seine • dimensions: […]

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