You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘castle’ tag.


Good News and Bad News. Again

As some of you already know, I had a successful cataract operation on my right eye yesterday morning. It was a relief to get it done. It will take a while for the sight to settle down and I know from previous experience that I’ll have a bit of double vision to contend with. However, it was a quick and painless experience and no overnight stay as it was in Crete nearly 18 months ago with the left eye.

Talking of the left eye, they removed a stitch but it wasn’t one that had been causing problems and I was left with Trump’s lips! I queried it and forced them to look again. It could be many things, the surgeon said, but there was nothing they could do about it. I’m not going to leave it at that but get a second opinion from the surgeon with whom I had the original consultation. What can I say but repeat that it’s the story of my life from womb to now!

  • Dimensions: 4.25″ x 5.6″ (portrait) or 5.6″ x 4.25″ (landscape)
  • Full-color CMYK print process
  • Double sided printing for no additional cost

The most popular paper choice, Matte’s eggshell texture is soft to the touch with a smooth finish that provides the perfect backdrop for your chosen designs.

  • Light white, uncoated matte finish with an eggshell texture
  • Paper is easy to write on and won’t smudge
  • Made and printed in the USA

 

Source: Looking for Landseer Postcard | Zazzle

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

Advertisements

Purchase an adult t-shirt featuring the image of Cosmic Collision by Sarah Vernon. Available in sizes S – 4XL. Each t-shirt is printed on-demand, ships within 1 – 2 business days, and comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

Source: Cosmic Collision T-Shirt for Sale by Sarah Vernon

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah


Looking For Landseer Greeting Card for Sale by Sarah Vernon. Our premium-stock greeting cards are 5″ x 7″ in size and can be personalised with a custom message on the inside of the card. All cards are available for worldwide shipping and include a money-back guarantee.

Source: Looking For Landseer Greeting Card for Sale by Sarah Vernon

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah


Scotney Castle, Kent

Many of England’s historic buildings and monuments set an inspiring backdrop for mysterious tales of paranormal activity, their rich heritage feeding into narratives passed through generations. Thi…

Source: 7 Spooky Tales from England’s Haunted Castles | Heritage Calling


Another of my moody and mysterious efforts comprising a collision between a texture by 2 Lil’ Owls via Design Cuts and a photograph by Rachel Davis at Unsplash of the Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany.

Available at the following galleries:
Redbubble
Crated
Zazzle US
Zazzle UK
Fine Art America [14 fulfillment centers in 5 countries]
Saatchi Art

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah


FROM THE ARCHIVE December 2013

In a tribute to Landseer, although regular visitors will know that I rarely start out with such a premise in mind nor did so this time, I have used images from Kerstin FrankEKDuncan and The Graphics Fairy.

I began with the same background I used for Alice’s Adventures

Source: Looking for Landseer | First Night Design


ONE FROM THE ARCHIVE — OCTOBER 2013

Originally posted on First Night Design.

Tangle Mountain © First Night Design

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.

Morguefile

Often I will try countless photographs and textures before…


Looking for Landseer is from a year ago. Had I not been blighted by computer failure this month, I would have been counting down to Christmas with lots of new creations. But such is life!

Take care and keep laughing!
Sarah x

First Night Design

Red Stag Looking for Landseer Red Deer Stag Looking for Landseer © First Night Design

In a tribute to Landseer, although regular visitors will know that I rarely start out with such a premise in mind nor did so this time, I have used images from Kerstin FrankEKDuncan and The Graphics Fairy.

I began with the same background I used for Alice’s Adventures.

Kerstin Frank Texture © Kerstin Frank Texture

This I overlaid with a background from EKDuncan.

EKDuncan © EKDuncan

I added the red deer stag from The Graphics Fairy before blending and ‘painting’.

© The Graphics Fairy © The Graphics Fairy

I will let you know as soon as the piece is available to buy.

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

View original post


Red Stag Looking for Landseer

Red Deer Stag Looking for Landseer © First Night Design

In a tribute to Landseer, although regular visitors will know that I rarely start out with such a premise in mind nor did so this time, I have used images from Kerstin FrankEKDuncan and The Graphics Fairy.

I began with the same background I used for Alice’s Adventures.

This I overlaid with a background from EKDuncan.

I added the red deer stag from The Graphics Fairy before blending and ‘painting’.

I will let you know as soon as the piece is available to buy.

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah


Tangle Mountain © First Night Design

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.

Morguefile

Often I will try countless photographs and textures before finding the combination that works.  In this instance, a couple of my textures with one from Kim Klassen and I knew I was almost there.
Kim Klassen

The finishing touch was a photograph I took of a wall when on holiday in Greece.

DSCF4041blog

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah


Castle Flowers
Castle Flowers. Original art © First Night Design. Created with backgrounds from EKDuncan and flowers from Vintage Art Download.

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

 

TRANSLATE

Award-Free Blog

About Me

about.me

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 15,283 other followers

Archives

Categories

Artists 4 Peace

Twitter

FND on Twitter

Facebook

FND on Facebook

YesterdayAfter

© Sarah Vernon and First Night Design 2017. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Sarah Vernon and First Night Design with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Life with an Illness

*Tips and tricks on how to get through life when you have a chronic illness*

The poor side of life

EXPOSING CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY.EXPOSING THE GOVERNMENTS WAR AGAINST THE POOR.FIGHTING FOR BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS. SANCTIONS KILL.

For the Love of Art

Create, Explore, and Discover, Every Day.

Politics and Insights

Public interest issues, policy, equality, human rights, social science

IWtheatre

Supporting the rich amateur theatre scene on the Isle of Wight

Robin Hoskyns Nature Photography - Blog

Images and stories of nature, science and conservation.

Sarah Ditum

Writing, etc.

The Müscleheaded Blog

"Nothing Exceeds Like Superfluous Jejunity "

Jots from a Small Apt.

Largely @ Liberty

%d bloggers like this: