I like to draw from time to time and always enjoyed art at school (albeit I wasn’t great at it). So regardless of the fact that we are all locked in and trying to keep ourselves occupied, we enjoyed this activity a long time before.
I’m fond of Salvador (Dali)
In 1999 (tender age of 20 something) I spent the final year at University hanging out with an art student. I was studying computing but wanted a break from 24/7 techie talk. I attended art exhibitions for a mindset change, hosted by students, and made a new friend. This friend of mine was a big fan of works by Salvador Dali. Long story short, over the course of the year I too became a fan of his work. I kept rabbiting on about it at home, so for my next birthday I got a re-print of one of Dali’s master pieces (I wouldn’t have said no to an original). Continue reading “Being Arty -My Very Own Salvador Dali”→
I like to draw from time to time and always enjoyed art at school (albeit I wasn’t great at it). So regardless of the fact that we are all locked in and trying to keep ourselves occupied, we enjoyed this activity a long time before. The weekend just gone my youngest son and I took a photo each and attempted to draw it, the results below.
The Pirate In me
95% of the workforce in the company I work for are now working remotely. With around 16,000 employees worldwide our company were quick to react to upgrading it’s remote networking capability. As a team tool for communicating, we use Microsoft Teams. For those not familiar it’s a collaboration tool which allows internal teams to share documents, online chat and video/voice conferencing. Continue reading “Being arty – drawing people”→
One of the topics on the radio recently talked about how 5 minutes a day, of something different can help the mind. It was a doctor on the radio who said that while making his coffee (which brews for 4 minutes) each morning, he partakes in some core exercises. He’s now been doing it for a few years. I think adding a minor change each day can really help balance the mind. Mine is drawing, so sharing some suspect art skills.