Archive for the ‘colorcolourlovers2016’ Category
Another winter blasted away with the simple task of finding colour.
It works. It truly does.
Each week a new colour and new opportunities to bask in technicolour.
I wear colour and have flowers in the house… spot colour in familiar places (like the doors above) and some ordinary ones. Take a photo, make a film… whatever I like. The freedom of the project is anything goes.
This year has been magic… there have been lots of other projects and work things happening that have taken my attention, but it’s so good to commit to this and find inspiration, generate new ideas and push myself to get out and shoot, when really I should be dealing with my inbox.
My favourite pieces of work to come out of this project… were the transition stop motions.
Last year I created colourful collections each week and I wanted something new for 2016, so the idea of saying good-bye to one colour and hello to another seemed fun, as I’ve previously done it with a photo. Especially if I could use totally random things and play with them.
I love this series! Hope you enjoyed them too.
And the final one… GOODBYE BLUE – LET’S CARRY ON CELEBRATING ALL THE COLOURS, ALL THE TIME!
Thanks to everyone who followed along and joined in.
Till next time, we will update our shared space soon, so all the colours can sit together beautifully.
Not sure when we’ll be back, there are whisperings of doing it again, perhaps even this year?… I’ll keep you posted.
BLUE is always a joy to finish the color//colour lovers project on.
Especially as this is often the week that the light shifts and the BLUE skies appear.
BLUE – you are hope that spring is on it’s way. Thank you.
Found the most darling street off the Kings Road, full of BLUE treats…
ORANGE – I love you
Especially when you glow…
Or appear at my feet…
Or make the kitchen smell amazing!
Orange you were fun – thank you!
So long ORANGE, it’s time for some BLUE playtime…
GREEN week was pretty quiet… I didn’t get out and about as much unfortunately…
But I still found a few pockets of GREEN here and there, but not as much as I would’ve liked.
So long GREEN… thanks for bringing a little calm. On to ORANGE now…
PINK is always sweet… Had to dip into the archives a little too much for my liking this week. Stuck at my desk and terrible weather…. meant I didn’t get out enough.
But still took some candy coloured pics to make me smile…
Every week there’s a door… kinda feels a bit like cheating, coz it’s easy to find lovely doors in London… but I love them and this one is local to me and brings me joy every time I see it.
Goodbye PINK… thanks for being so lovely. On to GREEN now… how many shades can we find?…
YELLOW is my fav… always is and probably always will be.
Bright and sunny…
Most needed in what hasn’t been an easy week in SO many ways. The cheeriness has helped me through.
I don’t really want YELLOW to end… It’s been SO lovely filling my Instagram feed with all this sunshine.
But the project goes on… Goodbye YELLOW and it’s time to play with PINK!
RED – Good solid colour to kick off this years color//colour lovers project.
It popped up in unlikely and obvious places.
In wonderful collections…
Wore something RED everyday…
Had a RED fruit party…
And saw lots of red doors… of course.
Thanks RED… You’re always great to get us off the starting blocks… Start watching this spot fill up.
Goodbye RED… hello YELLOW… my good friend.
This time of year wouldn’t be the same without the color//colour lovers project…
Hosted by myself and the brilliant Andrea Jenkins – a fellow lover of all things colourful. We seek out colour in these drab weeks to guide us through to spring. It really works to lift the spirits and bring a bright focus to what’s… quite frankly, a tough time of year. It’s a colour prescription and I know it works.
Taking part is simple… find & make colour happen.
Photograph colour // Make film of colour // Wear colour // Play with colourful props // Go on colour hunts // Make bouquets of colourful flowers // Find colourful doors // Make GIFs of colour // Paint my nails in the colour of the week (of course) // Look in my archives for colour.
Each Monday a new colour adventure begins and all week Andrea & I are going to search & capture that colour…
Please join us wherever you play and share your work, with the hashtag #colorcolourlovers… we’d love to see what colour you’re finding.
It will be a six week exploration -
week one: Mon 18th Jan : RED
week two: Mon 25th Jan : YELLOW
week three: Mon 1st Feb : PINK
week four: Mon 8th Feb : GREEN
week six: Mon 15th Feb : ORANGE
week seven: Mon 22nd Feb : BLUE
Please feel free to join us – the more colour the better!
Let’s kick it off with a whole week of RED!