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Early Saturday Start


Feeling the juice this morning. Decided to stay up late and tinker around with crafts and maybe a photo or two. I don’t have a studio but that isn’t going to stop me. Its time to challenge myself a bit.

Actually I was moving a box of shells to a smaller box and getting some out to use with some stones I’m etching on. I don’t have a huge collection but there are a few nice ones in there. I was starting to sort them when I just started laying a few out on paper. I guess I got a bit tired and started playing with designs using shells.

Well I played around with that for a few minutes and took a couple shots of the few designs I came up with.

An idea is born.
Photo by Mike Hartley

Should have worked on my lighting more. And also set them up on the floor instead of the table.

Star fish – Sea Horse Tree.
Photo by Mike Hartley

But it was late and I was lazy. At least I got some thoughts out on paper so to speak.

Photo by Mike Hartley

I wonder what my sister in-law would think of my floral designs?

Photo by Mike Hartley

She would probably say more color.

Photo by Mike Hartley

Well maybe next attempt.

Photo by Mike Hartley

Not the best combination below.

Photo by Mike Hartley

OK last one. I knew you were saying Uncle.

Photo by Mike Hartley

Random Thoughts of the Early Morning

I always get a bit loopy when I’m tired late at night. As opposed the nut that I am during the day.

Nothing like a little music to cheer you up. Well at least it works for me.

Option 1 – try to go to bed and struggle finding a comfortable position for hours. Option 2 – Stay up and try to find a comfortable position while working for a few more hours.

Author: Mike Hartley

With a lifetime and a half in the Newspaper industry I'm preparing for my retirement career as an Artist, Writer, Photographer and Video content provider. I'm a proud father of two wonderful children and I'm still married to the first girl I fell in love with and probably only one that would have me.

3 thoughts on “Early Saturday Start

  1. I like the shell play!

  2. Those look amazing!

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