Here is my layout for C.S.I. 32.
My second attempt at this challenge. My page records a cycle ride Alan and I enjoyed, despite the cold wind, from Thropeness to Aldeburgh earlier this year. We stopped to take a closer look at the Scallop Shell sculpture on the beach.
EVIDENCE - stars - gold starfish clasp holding vellum & Making Memories starfish plaque
something translucent - glass pebbles
wet medium - Acrylic Paint and Chalk Inks
Jorunalling printed onto Vellum
dots patterned paper
somehow soften the edges of your photos or papers - torn and inked edges of papers
I documented a beach trip
Journalling on Vellum
Words from Britten's Opera instead of Blake's poem as these are on the sculpture in the photo.
My journalling reads:
'Conversation with the Sea'
"On the beach between Aldeburgh and
Thorpeness, in Suffolk stands Maggi
Hambling's sculpture celebrating the
British composer Benjamin Britten, who
often walked along this beach. It was
unveiled in 2003
Created from 10mm stainless steel, it
stands 4.10m high x 4.60m x 4.25m. It
is made up of two interlocking scallop
shells, each broken, the upright shell
being pierced with the words:
"I hear those voices that
will not be drowned"
Words from Britten's opera Peter Grimes.
The sculpture is intended to be enjoyed
both visually and tactiley.
The monument to the great musician
& composer and a celebration of the
origins of his music. We listen to
music and we think of the ear as
like a shell. As children we listen
to shells to hear the sound of the sea.
The sounds of the North Sea
are unrelenting, unstoppable. On
this coastline they are augmented
by the rhythmic crash, wash and
drag of its breaking waves on the
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