When Words Begin To Sing

"When words fail, music speaks" -Hans Christian Andersen    "One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain" -Bob Marley   "Behind everyone's favourite song is an untold story" -Unknown   "Music is a piece of art that goes in the ears straight to the heart" -Unknown   Two more interesting... Continue Reading →

My Favourite Songs

As mentioned in a before post, I love listening to music. Here are 10 of my favourites. Enjoy! Boom Boom Boom Boom- Vengaboys Different Shades of Blue- Joe Bonamassa Flying Without Wings- Westlife Its My Life- Bon Jovi Macarena- Los Del Rio Nothing Else Matters- Metallica Remember When- Alan Jackson Sultans of Swing- Dire Straits... Continue Reading →

It’s Time For Some Design Scheming

To make colours brighten up a place or artwork, it is arranged in many different ways. One such foolproof way is by using colour schemes. One of the first things taught in design class, it is helpful if you quickly need to decide what colours should and shouldn't be included in your artwork. The first... Continue Reading →

Let’s Paint Quotes

“Colour is a power which directly influences the soul” -Wassily Kandinsky  “One should be a painter. As a writer, I feel the beauty, which is almost entirely colour, very subtle, very changeable, running over my pen, as if you poured a large jug of champagne over a hairpin.” -Virginia Woolf "Life is like a rainbow. You... Continue Reading →

I’ll Play The Blues For You

Music is used to express emotions and feelings. One genre which expresses this perfectly is the blues.  Originally started by African- Americans in the late 19th Century, this genre has been adopted, tweaked and stylized by a number of artists, each with his/ her own distinct style over the years. Such, has given rise to... Continue Reading →

It’s April!

It's April! The sun is shining brightly and the world is fully lit up in a variety of colours. Of course, that's not the only reason why April happens to be my favourite month. It's also the month of holidays, birthdays, Easter and lots of fun. I know I'm going off- topic as this hasn't... Continue Reading →

A Royal Purple

Purple is my favorite colour! While having the shortest wavelength among all the other colours, this colour also speaks of many shades from lavender (light purple) to violet (extremely dark purple). According to colour psychology purple denotes creativity, luxury, royalty or richness among others. The above should hardly be a wonder as purple is created by mixing red and... Continue Reading →

A to Z Challenge

After enjoying the Short Story February Challenge, I decided to embark on a new one: THE A TO Z CHALLENGE What is it? The challenge basically involves posting daily (except on Sundays). You have to post on a specific theme and use an alphabet as well. Example: A theme with the letter 'A' on 1st April, 'B'... Continue Reading →

Lush, Green & Beautiful

Green has always stood for nature. Just the word enables me to picture a place with lush green grass, huge leafy trees and singing birds. This is what makes the colour so full of freshness. However, according to colour psychology, it also has many more meanings: Green is said to have a calming effect on... Continue Reading →

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