AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)


Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Scarecrow Art

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Outside a small art gallery at Balnarring is this strange work.
It represents a scarecrow - as part of the Scarecrow Festival celebrated this month on the Mornington Peninsula.
Midweek Blues meme

Scarecrow fantasy
Crazy interpretations
Fun Spring enchantment

Pic by Gemma Wiseman

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Paz said...

Wonderful art! Colorful, too!


Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

OK then-- colorful and interesting, but definitely NOT what I was thinking about for a scarecrow festival. Ah, your blog often makes me think about things in a different way,. (Staying young in spite of myself I guess.)

Elizabeth said...

Very unique and different for a "scarecrow." Love the vivid colors!

Dianne said...

I love the eye!!
all the colors are so bright

EG Wow said...

This is way cool, Gemma! :)

Rebecca said...

That is colorful fun!

Dina @ 4 Lettre Words said...

Really cool!



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