Glass in Black and White

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Glass

When I first saw this challenge, I wondered what glass should I have that would do well in black and white. After a while I discarded my original ideas when I found these photos.

Ghostly glass figures in an art installation in the Lismore Art Gallery
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Some of the hundreds of glass spheres as part of lighting in the lobby of the Grand Hyatt in Seoul.
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A display of old kerosene lamps in the Museum in Casino
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Sculptures

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Sculptures, Statues or Carvings

A while ago, I went to an annual event in Sydney called Sculptures By The Sea. I have so many photos from then as well as previous times, it was hard to get down to a few. The ones I picked have a bit of a sea view.
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Geometry and Windows

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge Week 1: Photo Geometry, bushes, window, brick, curtain, green, tan, wall, building, dark red, tree

What a selection Cee has chosen for us to pick from. I think it may be several posts if I get the inspiration. This post started off as Geometry but a few Windows appeared.

Some geometry from inside an art work in the Centre Pompidou Paris
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Another art work from the Centre Pompidou – some neon geometry
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Once I thought of geometry, along came some stained glass windows as well. A church in Lyon France
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The wonderful stained glass windows from the Segrada Familia in Barcelona
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Fountains

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Fountains
One of my favourite fountains – The Trevi Fountain in Rome
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A fun fountain near the Centre Pompidou Paris. Always love to get an elephant photo
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Traces of the Past – Pottery

Black and White Sunday from Paula at Lost in Translation: Traces of the Past.

Lately I have posted a bit of me for Traces of the Past. This post follows that trend.
I was wondering what to do while standing in the kitchen doing the washing up. On the window sill there were a couple of things that needed a bit of a wash. That’s when the idea struck, why not do the pieces of pottery that are on the window and around the house.

These pieces of pottery were done by my daughters in the after school pottery classes in their Mothers potters shop around 20 years ago. They were primary school age, less than 12 years old, when these pieces were made. All the photos of the works are on a chopping board made by my eldest daughter in woodwork at high school, which you can see is still used today. Actually it was today. I prepared my lunch using the chopping board!

A lovely small bowl for Mothers Day
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A horse in a yard with a tree.
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Who wouldn’t want a shoe with laces and a nice bow
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Mum at the pottery wheel.
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A wonderful orange boat.
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My girls had pet rats so no wonder they were the inspiration for this pottery rat. Such an adorable face.
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Another view of the rat.
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I think this turtle is just lovely.
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The first small bowl in this post with a bit of colour.
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The turtle in colour
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Who couldn’t love that face
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March Square – number 20

Around the house, there are a number of small artworks on 100X100mm canvases so its back to squares in squares for #March Square

Someones artwork found in an op-shop. Value for .50c It may be reworked by my bestie
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One of my besties. There are a number in the series but I think some have been sold
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Another one of the series
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Another op-shop find of someones artwork. Reminds me of a rooster I once had
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Drop into Beckys for more March Squares