Textures

Iron Age Fort - desktop wallpaper
This wall is part of an Iron Age fort on the west coast of Ireland which has been a look-out over the Atlantic for centuries, while generations of people and lichen have come and gone.
The rusty back of a public barbeque in a park on the Ottawa River
The rusty back of a public barbeque in a park on the Ottawa River has a wealth in colour and depth that any artist would struggle to compose. It tells the story of hot charcoal summers and snow-buried winters.
Daily Walk
“My Daily Path”. When recovering from cancer in the summer of 2017 I was under doctor’s orders to walk every day. One morning this was the sight up ahead. It is my favourite phone screensaver, my glimpse of green all winter

 

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Ceramic art is everywhere in Portugal and adorns the country in myriad colours from bold to pastel. This building exterior in Cascais, had a wonderful human imperfection in both the colouring of individual tiles and the execution of the pattern’s repetition.
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Travelling the Oregon trail with my father, we came across the whitewashed wall of an early school house in Wyoming. The curved steel plate is attached to a rod which passes through the old wall and holds it from bowing outwards with age.
Arctic ocean at Qaummaarviit
I was mesmerized by the intricate texture, and overwhelming colour of the Arctic ocean as we rode over to Qaummaarviit island, across Frobisher Bay west of Iqaluit.
deep hole
Like a broken radar screen, this plant in Wimea Valley HI has a wonderful way of drawing you in, to fall down the dark hole like Alice.
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The floor of Christchurch Cathedral in Dublin has a fascinating variety of tile designs. These twin lions, fleur-de-lis and Celtic flowers are a tiny sample. The centuries of worshipers’ feet have worn the colour of each raised corner.

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