Sunday, 11 July 2010

train in vain

alas, it has been a while since my last post! i am sorry for this, but this thursday i had a small operation on my foot so i've not been feeling that great as it's still pretty painful. not to worry though, it's nothing major & i have a couple of posts scheduled for this week which (by hook or by crook) will get to you. or you will get to them, as they're out in cyberspace for you to see. anyway, you get the picture.
this wednesday, my art class went on a trip to edinburgh to visit some of the galleries there.
my view of berwick from the train.
my friend joanna & me walking through princes street.
me standing in front of an actual roy lichtenstein painting! allow me just a few seconds to be in awe over this, then we can move on.
okay, let's move on.
we weren't actually allowed to take pictures in the gallery, but we managed to sneak this one in - mua to the ha! this was one of my favourite paintings, but then i do just love roy. my favourite gallery of the day was the national gallery, specifically the impressionist gallery part of it. we got to see some real monets & van goghs, which actually struck me speechless for a few minutes.
myself & joanna again, this time in princes street gardens.
we were total art nerds at lunch & did some sketches of our view at lunchtime.
the name of the project we were researching for is structures. the part i have chosen to look at is the natural world, so i was collecting a couple of primary images in the park (that's artist speak for taking some pictures) & this is one of my favourites. for some reason i have a total fascination with decaying, slightly decrepit things.
my outfit for the day, i'm clutching my skirt as it was unbelievably windy that day!
flower art in the gardens.

edinburgh. i love this view so much.
an exhibit from the fruitmarket gallery.
i had a lovely, lovely day with one of my best friends. looking at the art was just amazing & is something i wish i could do more often.
picture credit; only 1, 5, 7, 8 & 9 were taken by me, 2 - hannah, and 3, 4 & 6 are courtesy of joanna.


  1. Sounds like my kind of day! And Lichtenstein is one of my favvvves. So jealous.

    Anyway, hope your foot gets better and you have a speedy recovery :)

  2. Eck! I hope you feel better sweetie! And I love all the pictures :)

  3. That is the cutest outfit darling, I love your tights and little hat!
    Hope your foot gets better soon :)

    Lots of love

  4. I've been to that gallery in edinburgh and also lusted over that lichtenstein painting. amazing. x

  5. thanks everyone, the foot is on the mend.
    and yay to the fellow lichenstein fans! :D


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