The Kick-About #4 ‘Orphée’

More wonders from The Kick-About and a new prompt suggested by me!

Red's Kingdom


Our previous kick-about together was a game on the theme of happy shades, which originated a showcase of reflective, nostalgic and mediative responses. Phil Cooper’s Orpheus-inspired prompt has led some of us at least down some shadowier, more mysterious paths, as we consider alternate worlds and the allure of leaving this one.


Vanessa Clegg

“The sea is often described as a mirror and the mirage (Fata Morgana) on the horizon is literally looking/entering into another space. These are caused by layers of successively warmer air (shown as horizontal lines) working like a series of eyeglass lenses. It is a world that does not exist but is utterly real to the viewer.” Pencil on Fabriano. 56 cm X 56 cm.


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Tom Beg

“A Saturday stroll in the blistering summer heat turned into search for other-worlds and distorted realities, which I found in the ripples and reflections of the Ooka…

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6 responses to “The Kick-About #4 ‘Orphée’”

  1. Phil Cooper says :

    Lovely , dreamy, mysterious images and words Kerfe. I look forward to the kick about every fortnight now!

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  2. robertawrites235681907 says :

    Lovely artwork, Kerfe, thanks for sharing. I loved yours and the poem.

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  3. philgomm says :

    Thanks again for the shout-out, Kerfe – and yes, I’m looking forward to getting to grips with the Alice Neel painting over the coming days.

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