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25th of November – secret garden

November 25th, 2010 at 1:39


Friends of mine planted a tree in a lovely public garden for me and my son. It’s a beautiful Robinsonian style garden with old stone walls, big trees and beautiful ferns and mosses. At one of the remote back corners of said garden is a little archway with an iron gate. I imagine if I were to step though that gate, a whole new world would open up like this gate is a portal into a parallel universe.
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secret garden – pencil sketch

I did this sketch after a long day at the computer at 1 a.m. in the morning, it is unfinished for now. I’ll add the leaves of the overhanging branches some other night.

P.S. I took another photograph this morning in daylight and updated the post.
-Note to self: Don’t try to take pictures at 2 a.m. in the pitch black dark.-

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5 Responses to “25th of November – secret garden”

  1. Evelyn Says:

    It’s looking good.

  2. B @ Sweet Limes Says:

    That’s a great mental note, my pictures never turn out if I take them at that hour either. What a great sketch, it looks so welcoming especially on this very cold morning here.

  3. BarbaraB Says:

    How wonderful that your friends planted the tree in honor of you and your son. I love the image of the portal taking you into an unknown. I hope it’s a beautiful mystery.

  4. Paula - Buenos Aires Says:

    Lovely gesture. I hear you on the night photography. Lol!

  5. Kelly Says:

    Lovely drawing! Great details! What an inviting looking garden!

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