Posts tagged atmospheric
SCP #68: Café Terrace At Night

For this piece I took the theme coffee from the previous day and in some internet wanderings came across Van Gogh's Café Terrace At Night, which I used to inspire this piece.  I focussed on the bright and dark areas of the painting and did a three-minute writing exercise inspired by each.  I then wove the result of the two exercises into this piece using minimal additional text.  I really enjoyed this process, as the painting provided a wonderful source of inspiration.  There was so much to tease out of it, and I think I might have to start a series of these pieces inspired by impressionist art.

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SCP #61: Salt and Grease

I live in Melbourne's southern suburbs, and for those unfamiliar with our city there is a strange North vs South divide that sees people hating on residents on the other side of the river to themselves.  I have lived on both sides, and while I was a North-sider I spent a lot of time thinking the South was inferior. But then I moved across town and realised that I much preferred the South, and I barely think about the North at all, except when I have to travel over there to play a gig (which I'm doing tomorrow).  Because while I prefer to live South of the river Melbourne's live music scene is concentrated in the North. 

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