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dooryards and doorways (day 41 to 43)

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In the Falmouth area of the Cornwall coast, my eye has been drawn to the human landscape, in particular the dooryards and doorways …

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map day 41 to 43

map showing distance travelled (map from Google Earth)

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7-41  October 18, 2013  35 minutes  3.0 km  (within Falmouth)

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On the 41st day of my virtual cycling trip along the coast of Cornwall, I spent all my time in the city of Falmouth.  The best part of the trip was along High Street where the store fronts and signage make me want to stop and look around.  Lots of people too!

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The fence post and red door in the image below resulted in my favorite watercolour to date.   I love the colour red!

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red door

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October 15, 2013  'door in Harbour Village'   Jane Tims

October 15, 2013 ‘door in Harbour Village’ Jane Tims

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7-42  October 23, 2013  30 minutes  3.0 km  (from Falmouth to south of Goldenbank)

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7-42

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October 23, 2013  'Roscarrack Road'   Jane Tims

October 23, 2013 ‘Roscarrack Road’ Jane Tims

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7-43  October 27, 2013  35 minutes  3.0 km  (from Goldenbank to Mawnan)

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When I paint, I often edit out the items I don’t consider to be ‘beautiful’.  For me, this includes garbage cans, litter, plastic of any kind, and so on.  For example, in the watercolour below, I ignored the background.  However, I think that great art probably hides in those not-so-pretty necessities of life …

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inspiration for 'gate on Old Church Road'

inspiration for ‘gate on Old Church Road’ (image from Street View)

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October 24, 2013  ' gate on Old Church Road'   Jane Tims

October 24, 2013 ‘ gate on Old Church Road’ Jane Tims

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Copyright  2013   Jane Tims

Written by jane tims

November 1, 2013 at 7:23 am

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