Zygaena Lonicerae

For this month’s project I have chosen a moth that I found during my explorations on Flickr. I tend to wander through nature photos looking at landscapes, plants and flowers and of course, all sorts of creatures. I am surprised not only by the subjects but I also admire the skills of the photographers, who…

Chess pieces :: Peças de Xadrez

Some time ago I started creating a set of chess figures inspired by Dinko and Boris Tilov book “Mythical Creatures“. Their magical creatures are imaginative, humorous and brilliantly sculpted. I don’t have any plan yet as to how the figures will look like except that they will be Vikings and Scots. I think it will…

Snow :: Neve

Snow has finally arrived to St. Andrews… yesterday it snowed all morning and looking at the window I could see the snow falling upon the fields and the beach. It was magical! I like to go out in this weather, feel the crunch of fresh snow under my feet and the flakes sitting on my…

Planning :: A idealizar

After some great holidays with plenty of sunny days and some good walks around Lisbon and Sintra I am back to Scotland. Time does seem to fly when we do the things we love and it feels good to be preparing for a whole new year.  2012 was a year full of learning and experimenting.…