Cassini’s Grand Finale – 5 Years on

On the 15th of September 2017 the completing the last of it's 'Grand Finale' maneuvers the space craft Cassini entered Saturn's atmosphere and burned up. This ended a mission that began with it's launch in 1997 with the exploration mission lasting 13 years from 2004 until it's destruction in September 2017 when the last images … Continue reading Cassini’s Grand Finale – 5 Years on

The Squirrel Cage Cutter

Back in early spring when food was hard to come by for all our feathered and furry friends the local squirrel (or one of them) was as is usual helping himself to the birsds nuts and it seems they were having some difficulty getting to the nuts inside. Squirrel on bird feeder - Copyright Simon … Continue reading The Squirrel Cage Cutter

Simon’s Sketch Work – 3D Ball

I've been trying to hone my sketching skills, having a sketching workbook has helped a lot to give me ideas and methods and techniques... I enjoyed this one, for some reason a bit of a pain getting the circle the right size and position but the shading seems to blend well. It's amazing that a … Continue reading Simon’s Sketch Work – 3D Ball

Simon’s Sketch Work – Cosmic Eye

I've been trying to hone my sketching skills, having a sketching workbook has helped a lot to give me ideas and methods and techniques... This is something I felt inspired to draw rather than a copy. I'm not sure I totally know what it means - maybe it's about the cosmic, human perspectiveWhat do you … Continue reading Simon’s Sketch Work – Cosmic Eye

Simon’s Sketch Work – Dancer

I've been trying to hone my sketching skills, having a sketching workbook has helped a lot to give me ideas and methods and techniques... People are interesting to draw, the form and perspective makes it a challenge. This Dancer image was a struggle to get right and even now isn't perfect... but good enough.What do … Continue reading Simon’s Sketch Work – Dancer

Simon’s Sketch Work – Praying Hands

I've been trying to hone my sketching skills, having a sketching workbook has helped a lot to give me ideas and methods and techniques... I've done a few recently and the first one was of some praying hands. There's something about praying hands that's peaceful, there's many things human hands can do for good or … Continue reading Simon’s Sketch Work – Praying Hands