I like this sketchbook due to the dark colours in the background and the technique used to do this. The background is completely filled using paint in layers. The dark browns and reds make a background for the writtten work - these colours are roughly joined with cool colours which make a detailed water and boat scene. I like the way the writing becomes part of he painting. . The overall effect is breathtaking.
Storytelling with Forms and Patterns: Prints and Textiles by...
Parallel lines in different shades are used to create a repetitive pattern, blended to create cut structures (City buildings). Rather than colouring the buildings, they are outlined, some stippled and cross hatched; creating a monotonous effect
Alice in Wonderland, Fine Art Photography, White Rabbit, Key Hole, 16x20, wall decor, Print, Photo, Forrest, nature, decoration, party, gift
Writing stimulus - what's through the key hole? Make a link with stories, fantasy settings etc. Nice photo for a piece of extended writing, possibly even based on 'The Secret Garden' as I used as a stimulus last year with Year 1.