House Portraits

Sunday 13 January 2013

OCEAN in all it's glory!

Ta Daa!!!

I am so delighted that I've had lots of page views while I've been doing this, it's been very encouraging. I had the joy of discovering my boat could float and took some photos of my little man, in his boat, in the 'ocean'...

For now this was trying out an idea really. To develop this, I need to think about how I can create more of a sea for the boat... On the other hand, I did want to combine illustration with using everyday surroundings (like the bath) as props - just like I would have combined my imagination with things around the home when I was a child - like when playing with dolls in the bath for example. I'd like to take the boat out on location and photograph it in a pond setting!

I'm so glad I decided to share this with the world as I was doing it. If I hadn't have announced I was going to blog and tweet as I went, I might have given up at the toilet roll paper mache point!!!

Thankyou again - anyone reading this - for looking! :)


  1. This reminds me of Saul Steinberg, he did a piece with a lady sat in the bath tub.

    Keep going!!

    1. Aaah thankyou!! That's really funny because my tutor has been telling me to look at Saul Steinberg's work but I hadn't seen that piece - I've just googled it. Amazing! So thankyou for that!! :)

    2. Your welcome. I will be watching what else you come up with :)

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    1. Thankyou so much Katarzyna, I had a look at your blog and your work looks absolutely beautiful!!!!