Gibby in the 1990s…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s random dictionary words are: aasvogel, abask, abecedarian, abiturient, abraxas, and weem.
Please have these words looked up and placed in suitable sentences ready for Professor Mouldie first thing after breakfast tomorrow morning. The professor might bring his tuba with him and play it during the lesson, but you must not let this distract you from your work.

EPSON scanner imageHo ho!…
Yes, another picture, a digitally scanned 35mm negative, from my days of old-style black and white film and darkroom photography – I think this one is from the early 1990s. This is my friend Gibby in her great big hairy coat and her daft hat – isn’t she great?…
I think it might have been a bit windy that day, see how the hairy coat is a bit blurred as it moves about in the breeze.
I’ve haven’t done that many ‘portraits’ over the years, but I think this is a good one. Oh, and look how the perspective lines of the buildings at each side seem to radiate from Gibby’s face – that certainly helps the composition…

About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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