The British Landscape

Just back from my third visit to Scotland, and it’s still true: there’s something so compelling and inspirational about the British countryside. Here’s one of my compositions from there, Dale. Compared to the long views of the Skagit Valley farmland, the horizons in England and Scotland have a more immediate focal point. Trees and old buildings…

Holiday Images

Winter is nigh! As we turned the clocks back, and the evenings, and soon mornings, are now darker, I thought about how much I appreciate a welcoming light, inside and outside our homes and businesses. In case you agree,  I rounded up a collection of light- and lamp-based images from some of my favorite cities….


An abandoned village looks even more forsaken with a looming sky.


An empty town that feels like a memory. Digital collage © 2012 Liz Ruest.


Fading flowers. Digital collage © 2012 Liz Ruest