Blue Doors

Pot of petunias and broom

Pot of petunias and broom

Four photos taken in our neighbour’s, Ute, garden in Las Negras this afternoon. The doors and windows of her cottage are painted blue and the cottage and her pretty garden provide great little compositions.
Cat's corner

Cat’s corner

Ute also has many friendly cats. Most of them are jet black which makes them difficult to photograph.
Pots, logs and door

Pots, logs and door

In this photo I increased the detail as I wanted to bring out the textures of the wooden door and logs.
Ute's front door

Ute’s front door

The main door to Ute’s cottage with one of her cats. The photos were taken at mid day and there was a lot of contrast in the strong sun between light and shade.
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About Margaret Merry

I grew up in Falmouth, Cornwall, England where, after leaving Falmouth High School, I spent a year at Falmouth School of Art. Then followed three years at Hornsey College of Art in London where I obtained a Diploma in Art and Design. I then spent a post-graduate year at the West of England College of Art in Bristol where I gained an Art Teacher?s Diploma and a Certificate in Education of the University of Bristol. I lived and worked in Truro for over 30 years and became one of Cornwall's most popular artists. My paintings have been exhibited in New York, Tokyo, Paris and London and have been bought by collectors from all over the world. I have published 4 books which became local bestsellers - 'The Natural History of a Westcountry City', 'Margaret Merry's Cornish Garden Sketchbook', 'Sea & Sail' and 'Tidal Reaches'. In 2002 I moved to Spain and now live pn a small farmer the town of Alhabia in the Alpujarra Almeriense in the Province of Almeria. I now get my inspiration from the dramatic scenery of Andalucia and its old cities, towns and villages which I usually capture in watercolour. I also enjoy portraiture and figurative art, particularly nudes and dancers. For these paintings I use artists' soft pastels. I have written and illustrated 3 children's books - The Wise Old Boar, The Lonely Digger and The Adventure of Princess The Pony - which have been published in the USA.
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One Response to Blue Doors

  1. Wendy Kate says:

    How lovely! It’s giving me ideas for our house… 😉

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