Category Archives: nature

a few shots from the weekend.

Which of course, have nothing to do with any of the work I intended to get done this weekend. But that just seems to be how things are going lately.

oh hi, spring!

Originally uploaded by F.Scala

Spring break is this week, so hopefully I’ll be catching up on a few things around here…

I can’t believe there’s only 3 weeks left until graduation. I still haven’t heard anything from most of the schools I applied to. I don’t know what that means, but it’s making me rather nervous.

Illustrator Tree [WIP]

Illustrator Tree [WIP]

Originally uploaded by F.Scala

More progress…. its getting there, slowly.I still think the main tree looks more like Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree than the tree in the original photo. And I added some random trees to the background that aren’t really in the original photo as well, bit the pine trees are rather difficult to recreate, so I placed in some oak-y looking ones instead.

I can’t even tell you how many hours I’ve been working on this. I’ve lost count, but its getting up there in the high single digits at this point.

The picture I used for reference is Gele by =jjuuhhaa on deviantArt

he’s also on Flickr. Stop by and say hello!


Another brilliant day. I think it reached around 86 degrees today. It’s hot, and it’s not even summer yet! Went for a walk around downtown Port Jefferson for a little while.. Turns out there was an antiques show there so we took a look around. I was able to sneak a few shots in 😉 so I think it turned out to be a pretty nice day.

Found these tulips on my walk. I love the bright colors

These old glass bottles looked really cool sitting in the sun.

it’s Friday.

It was finally a perfect, non-rainy spring day; and I was well enough to get out for a bit to use my new camera. I didn’t get to take too many shots though, the sinus pressure in my head started to get the best of me.

Went over to Starbucks for a bit, thought I’d bring my laptop and hang out for a bit; enjoy the day. But I couldn’t seem to get my wifi to work… spent an hour there fighting with my laptop, but no luck. But at least I got out for a little bit. I’ve been stuck in the house for pretty much the entire week.

Next week is the Heckscher Tulip Festival, so I’m going to try and get out there to take a some more photos. I’ve been meaning to do it the past few years, but never seemed to be able to get the day off.

Happy Friday everyone!