These quirky little guys were stuck in my sketchbook and I had no idea where I'd picked them up. I might have found the answer with Abigail Brown.
Jemma K Derbyshire
At The Red Barn Gallery
7th June-31st July 2011
If you visit his site to enjoy the journey, you might possibly need to be a bit patient with the technology. It's worth it though. Do lots of inquisitive clicking along the way.
I couldn't post this inspiring image until I found out to whom credit is due. The link is here.
There are a lot of these fellows at Rosslyn. They keep company with over 100 "Green Men". After a bit they seem to start chatting to you.
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The area where the bleach hits turns a beautiful golden colour. The turquoise in the drawing above was a layer of acrylic ink, added to see if it bleached. It didn't.
The guides at Rosslyn Chapel tell lots of engaging stories, not least the one about the young apprentice stone mason who is slaughtered by his boss in a fit of jealous rage. The weapon was, of course, the mason's chisel.
Photo courtesy of the Rosslyn Chapel Trust.
About 10cm long with a delicate lemony throat and no eye ring. Does that make this tiny window-victim a warbler?
Random jottings with plenty pictures and little writing.
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