Thursday, 20 August 2015

How to find inspiration right under your feet this summer

Micro Shells for painting detail

Childhood obsession

When I was 6 years old I became OBSESSED with micro-shells on a family beach holiday.

The sand on the beach there was amazing.

Each handful was comprised of hundreds of pretty large grains of sand a couple of millimetres wide. And for every 4 handfuls or so, there would be a micro-shell about the same size hiding in amongst them.
These shells possessed a level of detail and beauty that my 6 year old mind found fascinating.

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