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About eganj1

Obsession making arts crafts, and all things creative

Eco Printing Progress – Part 1

I’ve spent the past few weeks investigating eco printing,  from books and on Youtube. These are my first batch being steamed. Some colour on the paper so I thought they looked promising. How wrong could I be, bluebells with virtually … Continue reading

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Out on the Fells

The weather has been so good lately I have to get out and about so I’m not going to spend time with a lot of explanations today. This is a follow on walk from one of our regulars  up Blake … Continue reading

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An Impromptu Trip To The Beach

As I mentioned in my last post we had an impromptu trip to the coast to photograph my rockpool bowl. When we got up the sun was shining, I had hinted that I would like to photograph my rockpool by … Continue reading

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Art Elements May Challenge – Tide Pools

When I saw the theme for the May challenge on Art Elements I was very excited, you might say obsessive as I thought of nothing else for 3 days. Then we went to Liverpool which gave my brain a rest. … Continue reading

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My Semi Wild Spring Garden

When I came to live here I decided to work with nature and what was here already to make a semi wild nature garden. I have to work with what will grow because of the weather and site conditions. So … Continue reading

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Speke Hall

I have a bit of a thing for Tudor buildings, well I love architecture full stop. I fell in love with the black and white Tudor style when I lived in Cheshire. Although it was the Victorians who painted them … Continue reading

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Another Place – Crosby

I have wanted to see the Anthony Gormley work ‘Another Place’ for a while. Having done the day tripper thing in Liverpool during the day we decided to visit Crosby early evening. This was a good call as it was … Continue reading

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A Day Tripper in Liverpool

We had a trip to Liverpool over the bank holiday weekend, although I was a bit too young to be a great beatles fan at the time, you can’t go to Liverpool without doing a beatles tour. We drove past … Continue reading

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Design Sketchbook Pages – Geology

I am trying to develop a rhythm with doing my sketchbook pages, and I thought blogging would help me establish my practice on a regular basis. I’m not sure how regular my regular will be but time will tell. For … Continue reading

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Art Elements April Theme Challenge – Horses

Firstly I hope I’m doing this right, it’s the first time I have joined in an Art Elements theme challenge but I have wanted to do so for some time, but things seem to get in the way. Back to … Continue reading

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