*In the UK we have a category which the government has designated “shielded” which includes people vulnerable to the effects of Covid 19 and therefore not allowed to leave their homes for any purpose other than medical.
This household is one of them.
“This is a copy of my pen drawing of Flight. I added shadows with brush pen, edited the trees and shadows with collage and pen – then scanned the result into a digital program (TV Paint) to clean up. The figure itself doesn’t cast a shadow but it works for me. It’s a dream!”
“So I decided to rework my drawings for this year’s Folktale Week as digital versions, thinking it makes a kind of storyboard. This is a collage of those images … or parts of them. The prompt words were: Home, Secret, Path, Smoke, Dark, Key and Crown. And I was so surprised that I seem to have told a story! I was tickled pink as you might say.”
Sometimes it feels as if things are a bit of a struggle.
Still. Today I saw 20 curlews in the field opposite the house … which was lovely.