Tangle Mountain © First Night Design
“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
So says Ratty to Mole in the first chapter of Kenneth Grahame’s classic tale, only to crash straight into the river bank. Ah, bliss.
I feel much the same when it comes to messing about with photographs and textures to create something unique. Sometimes I crash; sometimes something wonderful and unexpected happens. Such was the case with Tangle Mountain.
I began with this intriguing photograph of a castle in Liechtenstein by Karpati Gabor downloaded from Morguefile. I was particularly struck by the seemingly painted effect of the land and castle. The latter looks as though it has come from a Tim Burton animation.
The finishing touch was a photograph I took of a wall when on holiday in Greece.
Take care and keep laughing!
- Vintage style textures – Anemone (louisehowell.wordpress.com)
- Time Team’s Tony Robinson turns clock back with Wind in the Willows stage return (standard.co.uk)