Tuesday, August 08, 2006

slices of saturday



I'm all out of words right now so you'll have to read the pictures.

Later:
OK, so that silence was short lived! I was just reading the comments and they reminded me how much I love taking photos of old buildings in the grittier parts of the city. On Saturday there was this undercover bicycle cop who was keeping an eye on me. The car would stop and I'd hop out to take photos of what looked like nothing to the casual observer while he oh-so-casually observed. I should wear a t-shirt that says 'artist at work' (and how pretentious would that be?), then they could just shake their heads and get on with looking for real criminals.

13 Comments:

Blogger Brian the Mennonite said...

I thought that I smelled a skunk, but I've just checked, and there doesn't seem to be one here. :)

8/8/06 4:26 PM  
Blogger ValGalArt said...

loving these pix of buildings! hard to imagine you running out of words... now there's a visual!

8/8/06 5:34 PM  
Blogger tiffinix said...

Wonderful city colors. Lovely.

8/8/06 6:40 PM  
Blogger kj said...

wow. great eye. i'm always amazed how artistic talent can emcompass so many mediums.

you, andrea, are top-notch.

kj

8/8/06 7:18 PM  
Blogger The Tart said...

I especially love the middle one ... that blue is great!

Smooch,
The Tart
; )

8/8/06 9:05 PM  
Anonymous Detlef said...

If you have any old building photos that might be good as reference photos for drawings then I'd be mighty interested in seeing them! Unfortunately, I live in a city that is relatively modern and we don't have these types of tenements here.

9/8/06 2:09 AM  
Blogger Frivolitea said...

Love these. I am also partial to the middle one because it looks to flat - as if the colors are all on one plane. And the color contrasts are nice.

9/8/06 4:40 AM  
Blogger andrea said...

Thanks for the positive feedback all! (even Brian :) Detlef: email me if you'd like some old building shots.

9/8/06 7:49 AM  
Blogger Toni said...

I do love the effects you give to your photos.
I'm now all caught up with your posts. Love the youtube
and your sons thong. Perhaps he is as creative as you?

9/8/06 8:00 AM  
Blogger Clo said...

Or maybe we should all wear a t-shirt with "I'm a photoblogger" on it... and on the back: "Do you want your photo to be on the net?" This way maybe everybody will go away... :O)

9/8/06 4:20 PM  
Blogger andrea said...

Toni: More so! and
Clo: You are brilliant!

9/8/06 5:16 PM  
Blogger Clo said...

:O) I know... and humble too!

10/8/06 4:58 PM  
Blogger Caty said...

I love these pictures Andrea!

7/9/06 12:00 AM  

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