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cattyal's Blog

cattyal

There is only one world; the world pressing against you at this minute. There is only one minute in which you are alive; this minute here and now. The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.

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  • 365 - take 2 - 234

    A quick experiment today - well yesterday really as that's when I mixed the gelatine, put it in the glass, covered the glass with sellotape, inverted it and hoped for the best. I'm trying a different method tonight so I shall find out tomorrow if it...

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    16 Jan 2014 8:38PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 233

    Minimal effort this evening - where usually lies bright ideas and inspiration lies only gungy snotty stuff and a load of cotton wool :) I can't complain though - I very rarely get colds and I'm sure I'll survive. I blame the boss - he was wandering...

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  • 365 - take 2 - 232

    Ok- now I've got the Nautilus shell - the next trick will be to turn it into a Nautilus Cup :) I've not a clue how I'm going to do that - I think I'll ponder it for a while........

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    14 Jan 2014 10:11PM | Read

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    I'm still messing about with the glass pics - this time with a different background - the large sheet of gloss white plastic now. It's certainly better - now I need to concentrate on sparkling glasses and dust removal :)

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    13 Jan 2014 10:07PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 230

    Well that's another weekend over and again not enough time to fit everything in that needs doing and also include some playing. I did pop out for an hour this morning, did a bit of tidying and stuff but then thought soddit and got the glasses out ...

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    12 Jan 2014 8:54PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 229

    So that's Saturday almost over and done with. I'm sitting here full of voddy having been out to Slimbridge as usual. I did do a few glass pictures after I got home this evening but have instead decided to upload one from my day. This was taken f...

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    11 Jan 2014 10:46PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 228

    I picked up some el cheapo glasses on the way home so now I have some matching sets. I'm rather enjoying messing about with them - I've more plans for pics but that may have to wait until next week - a bit of preparation is required and I'm unli...

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    10 Jan 2014 10:18PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 227

    I thought I'd play with the perspex this evening - I thought half an hour would be enough and then I could get on with something useful. Fat chance - the trouble is when you start with this game it's hard to stop. I started with plain light - then ...

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    9 Jan 2014 8:44PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 226

    Back to the still life playing this evening and I thought I'd add the odd inappropriate object to the arrangement. It didn't really work as I saw it in my head but never mind - it amused me.

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    8 Jan 2014 10:03PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 225

    The water drop mess is being tidied away tomorrow but I thought I'd do a few more first - adding blue food dye dye to the water. I'm watching a programme on still life painting at the moment - I feel a visit to the veg shop coming on!!!

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    7 Jan 2014 10:08PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 225

    So that's another evening that's shot by at an alarming speed and not a lot to show for it. I didn't help myself by deciding to play at some water drop pics - leaving me about 5 minutes to take a quick pic ready for the Monday Night Challenge. The...

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    6 Jan 2014 10:10PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 224

    Right - that's Sherlock finished so time to pop up a quick pic and then grind to a halt again. Inspiration was once more in very short supply which is always annoying when I have the time to play. I did at least manage a couple of pics this af...

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    5 Jan 2014 10:01PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 223

    Another non-photographic day today as, as usual, I went off to Slimbridge to visit dad. I did however have about 50 minutes to run round Stroud checking out the charity shops and did come home with two more items to add to my ridiculous collection...

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    4 Jan 2014 10:07PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 222

    Another nondescript day but it passed by painlessly and happily just a teeny shower of rain at lunchtime followed by a nice rainbow. I had to go to the bank but as expected they wouldn't do what I wanted straight away and I had to make an appointmen...

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    3 Jan 2014 9:22PM | Read

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  • 365 - take 2 - 221

    Well that's another day done and another not very good still life produced :) Still the weekend is almost here and I'll have Sunday to play with the lights I've just bought. Nothing special but my current set are way unpredictable and I need someth...

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    2 Jan 2014 9:49PM | Read

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