PIANO PICTURES Music, Words, and Art by Walter Finlayson
SHADOW TUNE. He may have been inspired by a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson called, “My Shadow”, in his anthology, “A Child’s Garden of Verses.”
HILL BILLY. Skirts Swirl to an old time country fiddler–in your imagination!
CLOUDS: Another example of his quiet observation of nature.
Skirts Swirl to an old time (but unseen) country fiddler!
BELL TUNE. A Delicate sketch of a sacred, winter night.
THE CATERPILLAR. More Whimsey–note the top hat!
RAIN PICTURE. He was often drawn to scenes and titles re various aspects of the weather.
THE PLATYPUS. Another whimsical sketch–this time of Australian natural history.
THE CLOCK SONG. Time appears to master the Earth.
He enjoyed stories in a medieval setting. He got a kick out of the one fat monk he drew–who would be lucky to get through the narrow portal
A child’s view of a whimsical, imaginary village.
He loved pen and ink drawing–especially the darker side of nature.
THE SWING. He was influenced by Robert Louis Stevenson’s poems for children.
SEA MOOD. How he loved the ocean–in All its Moods!