Saturday, 18 February 2017

Picture This #390 ~ Arts And Crafts

Good banner photo from Benni, has a good ambiance.
Thanks Anders for hosting this week.

Every year around Christmas there is an exhibition in our local Castle Waldegg, just up the hill from where I live. I took a shot of this hand coloured music book.
Illustrated Music Book, Castle Waldegg, Feldbrunnen

Silhouette Paper Cutting is a hobby of some in Switzerland, and has a very long tradition. We once visited a lady that did such silhouttes and she gave us this one as a gift.
Silhouette Paper Cut

I used to see this every day from my office window when I was a working woman. The train lines were opposite the office and someone used their arts and crafts for graffiti.
Graffiti Railway lines in Bellach

And here is another one, taken from a train at the exit from Basel Mainline Station.
Basel to Solothurn 05.09 (4)



4 comments:

  1. Hi Pat love your shots
    the bible wow it must have taken eons to do this work great and love grafiti to me it is art

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  2. Hi Pat !! Wonderful shots for this week's theme!!That music manuscript in the first shot is beautiful. Looks quite old, I bet it's worth quite a lot of money!! I saw some examples of silhouette paper-cutting some years ago. It's very intricate work, needs a lot of practice and patience. Two very good captures of graffiti-art. Some of these artists are very talented!!

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  3. Beautiful book

    Fabulous image

    Cool grafitti!

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  4. What a stunning music book and a great photo of it. I also love the papercutting, your picture shows it off nicely. And great graffiti in the bottom too; wall art fascinates me and I am glad when it is recognized.

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