This week we were inspired by Dylan Thomas’ Fern Hill and Wordsworth’s Daffodils, with help from Ruth Bitowski. Both poems are below. First in was Alison’s cheery daffodil (below), followed by Trish’s Fern Hill fox and daffodils (below). Anne’s flowers, all with their heads held high and looking to the sun (above) and Mavis’s fieldContinue reading “Painting the poem – one”
To make a portrait of a bird by Jacques Prevert First paint a cage With an open door Then paint Something pretty Something simple Something beautiful Something useful For the bird Then place the canvas against a tree In a garden In a wood Or in a forest Hide yourself behind the tree Without speakingContinue reading “Poem of the week – To make a portrait of a bird”
This week we were felting a glasses or phone case with Beryl Naybour. The results were – as usual- so varied and so lovely! Hover over the images to see who made them and click on them to see larger versions – it’s worth it to see the work close up.
Using different textures found around the home, and with inspiration from artist Gill Snaith, these were Rachel’s lovely trio (top) Alison’s fabulous fish and Bethan’s mountainside and lake (middle) and Trish’s colourful creations bottom . Elephant by Mavis.
Week Five Invictus WE Henley 1849 – 1903 Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Continue reading “Poems of the week….”