Lens Artists Photo Challenge – #82 – Capital

…thanks to Viveka for hosting this week’s Lens Artists Photo Challenge

  1. 1.
    the most important city or town of a country or region, usually its seat of government and administrative center.
    first city
    most important city
    seat of government
    centre of administration

  2. 2.
    wealth in the form of money or other assets owned by a person or organization or available or contributed for a particular purpose such as starting a company or investing.
    “rates of return on invested capital were high”
    money, finance(s), wealth, resources
(of an offense or charge) liable to the death penalty.
“murder was a capital crime”
(of a letter of the alphabet) large in size and of the form used to begin sentences and names.
upper-case, block
A variety of photos depicting upper case letters, capital cities….Toronto (capital of Ontario), Rome (capital of Italy), Dublin (capital of Ireland) and play money.

Day 14 – Inspired by a Pair of Glasses

…thanks to Rainee for getting me going on the30 Day Creativity Challenge

I’ve just completed my third art piece around the saying ‘This is impossible to read but it was fun to make.’ My inspiration came from watching Lesson two for the 2020: Pictures and Words year long class hosted by Carla Sonheim. The teacher for this class has us doing something very different but I was mesmerized by her glasses and decided to use her as my subject for this drawing. Thanks Martha.


Day 12 of Creativity Challenge

…thanks to Rainee for connecting me with the 30 Day Creativity Challenge

Today I finally got around to starting my first assignment for the year long on-line course called 2020: Words and Pictures. Carla Sonheim’s first lesson was taking a phrase and creating at least three different art pieces using any medium we wanted. The phrase is:

‘This might be impossible to read but it was fun to make.’

I kept writing the phrase from the centre of a circle and just kept going and going, around and around. In the end I decided to add some collage detail and write the phrase one more time. 4412CB23-9DDF-458F-B59C-F752A23C0355_1_201_a

Friendly Friday – Ignored

….thanks to Snow for hosting this week’s Friendly Friday

past tense: ignored; past participle: ignored
  1. refuse to take notice of or acknowledge; disregard intentionally.
    “he ignored her outraged question”
    synonyms: disregard, take no notice of, pay no attention to, pay no heed to, pass over, shut one’s eyes to, be oblivious to, turn a blind eye to, turn a deaf ear to, brush aside, shrug off, push aside, never mind;



Lost and Forgotten

Disregarding the Danger

Oblivious to the Party Taking Place Above Them

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge – Chutes and Ladders

  1. a sloping channel or slide for conveying things to a lower level.
    synonyms: channel, slide, trough, shaft, funnel, conduit; More

  2. a narrow metal enclosure for holding or restraining livestock, in which an animal may be vaccinated, branded, etc.
    “cattle tend to be calmer in a chute with solid sides”

Of course I knew what a ladder was but I needed to refresh my memory as to the meaning of ‘chute’.fullsizeoutput-7798

Thanks to Cee for hosting the Black and White Photo Challenge

Fandango’s One Word Challenge – Abstract

…thanks to Fandango for hosting the One Word Challenge

My trip to London allowed me to take in numerous museums and art galleries. One of the things that I saw numerous examples of was abstract art. Here are just a few. Maybe you’ll recognize some of them.IMG-9134
Most of these paintings came from the Tate Modern. The first sculpture was outside the Museum of Modern Design.

Mundane Monday – #149 Words

…..thanks to Trablogger for hosting Mundane Monday

This week’s challenge to go close with a shallow depth of field using words as our subject. I couldn’t figure out which one I liked best so I’ve submitted a few of them. Which is your favourite?P1050893P1050897P1050900P1050901