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Monday, August 15

Creative Tuesdays: Journey


Sorry, this had to be far more rushed than to my liking and, unlike I usually do (where everything is created from imagination), this was actually started from a photo taken a few days back of some of the colourful homes spotted in Notting Hill, London. Using that as my base, I sketched this out very loosely, adding in embellishments like the bicycle for imaginary neighbourhood journeys and such. :)  As it was, I funnily enough, almost finished this up on another journey—a train ride—as we headed back to Yorkshire once again with one son dropped off and the other staying with us for a wee bit longer.

There's so much more to write about but for now, let's leave it at this. I started working today (remotely) as well so this has been a plenty long day and night already.

See you over on Creative Tuesdays. I'm looking forward to those blog visit trips as well, you know. :)
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  1. Really beautiful work Michael, very European scene! Mine is set to post Tuesday morning! Thanks for hosting from England!

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  2. Yeah, one person so far! You are the best, Christine. thank you.

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  3. great image! i agree with Christine...very European with the bicycle. can't wait to see and hear more of your travels.

    i worked for more than 12 years remotely. it was fun, and a little lonely. i loved working in casual clothes but missed talking with my co-workers on a daily basis.

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  4. You know, I feel the same way too and am only on day 2, but I have been checking email from my phone. It get's rather lonely up in this bedroom and not super comfy while living out of a suitcase, essentially. Still, the price one pays..., right? :)

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  5. I like the blue hue - sets off the bicycle and the white of the door frames - it's beautiful.

    have a lovely day.

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  6. Thank you for checking in, Lissa. Hope to see more back here next prompt! the houses really were these colours! :)

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  7. One of my favorite things to do when traveling is walk the old neighborhoods, admiring the architecture and doorways. A wonderful sketch with lovely shades of blue.

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    1. Mine too. This one was easy as I had a photo to use for reference and the colours really were like this. Usually I like to do stuff totally from imagination but sometimes the ideal is right on front of one! Thank you, Tammy, for your visit! :)

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