Digital: Eventide



Digital painting of the Earthshaker, the wrecker of ships and guider of sailors; Lord of the Sea with his Lunar halo.

Done in response to the countless many needlessly lost recently in the Mediterranean Sea, the great Gods of European Parliament turning the tides against them, casting them into the depths, or to wander in the eternal abyss.

Weekly Summary: 28.9.15 – 4.10.15

Tae Scotland 7 Affski - 15

For my last full day in Scotland I made a brief excursion to Edinburgh, though may not have best utilised the time there in terms of exploration and so forth, though I made it to the National Museum of Scotland for a wander. However, I did not attend any exhibition or so forth due to time restraints and frankly an apathy for the subject at the time. Nevertheless, I took a few more photographs and did a small amount of filming, though more in the non-place of the train than at any terminus. I quite contently made a few observational sketches whilst visiting, following a tradition resurrected from the Foundation; drawing people drawing. Indeed, I shall endeavour to visit again and attempt a broad range of Highland activities. Even so, the photos provided and opportunity to develop my post-production skills and experiment with the use of colour in more traditional/tourist style photography, actively embodying Sontag’s notion:

“Using a camera appeases the anxiety which the work-driven feel about not working when they are on vacation and suppose to be having fun. They have something to do that is like a friendly imitation of work: they can take pictures.” [Sontag, 1977: 10]

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