Monthly Archives: February 2012

Wait …. something will happen

Once you have selected the most interesting fixed elements (e.g. a wall, a door, a window, an alleyway, etc.) in your composition; once you have chosen what to leave in and what to leave out; once your have carefully studied … Continue reading

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The past is a foreign land

When we travel, we almost always write in past tenses. However, when the rhythm of the narration accelerates and things start to happen, it is natural to start writing in the present (known as the historical, dramatic or narrative present). … Continue reading

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Sketchbooks

On the morning of 5 October, I visited the small chapel of “San Antonio de la Florida” in Madrid to pay homage to the tomb of “Franciscus a Goya et Lucientes”. I placed a flower on the tomb and sketched … Continue reading

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