Paris by night is rather exciting, mostly when the yellow vests have gone home to rest for a while. Blois by night isn't bad either. A little quieter for sure, but with patience, one can capture speeding cars at night. I didn't have a tripod with me on that night so I used whatever I... Continue Reading →
Today’s photo challenge is Ben's "state of mind" and judging by the number of responses that have already been posted (100!) nearly a few hours afterwards, one can surmise that this is going to be a hit. My choice this week is my photos from last weekend, all taken in Blois after nightfall. Blois is... Continue Reading →
This house isn't just the most beautifully preserved medieval house in Blois, it is also my Brother in Law's house. A close up of the passage above the street.
As I am getting ready for the Aquarella 2009 exhibition which is due to take place in the West of Paris (Rueil Malmaison to be precise), I have recently produced a new series of rooftop watercolours the idea of which was initiated years ago (see bottom picture). I added a sequel to that rooftop picture... Continue Reading →
These are 3 miniature watercolours [10cmx10cm] which I have just finished painting. Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyers Volcano in the Normandy city of Le Havre (left) to start with; Secondly, the Rose Garden in Blois, in the Loire Valley (right); And lastly, more surreal and metaphorical, Sisyphus at rest (below). For the benefit of those who... Continue Reading →