Beachcombing Blog

Sports car result

August 26th, 2014 by

With reference to my previous post ( 10th Aug ) about which car my wife might like best. The prevailing view in our house was the black tyred model was the best. Still I made both because I could and I liked them both. Here they are side by side. My wife of course liked… Read more

Sea beads and their possible use.

August 26th, 2014 by

I posted a little piece on my Facebook page Beachcombing Art back in October 2013 about the millions of tiny beads of plastic which wash up on our beaches and the pollution hazard they represent. I also asked about ideas for their use. You can see the sort of thing I have in mind in… Read more

Sports Car

August 10th, 2014 by

Wife wants a sports car. Quite excited by this. Cannot decide between black tyres as in this picture. Or whitewalls as in the next picture. Tending toward the black tyre, as they are washers cut from old tyres found on local beaches. Ironic enjoyment at this upcycling of waste material to be the image of… Read more

A not quite badge.

August 10th, 2014 by

I found this piece of plastic a few days ago on Newgale I think. I said at the time that I wanted to make a badge of it. Here’s the resulting attempt and I think it’s too big. I know there’s nothing in the picture to give a good idea of scale but trust me,… Read more