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Archive for May 6th, 2008

Yom HaAtzmaut

Thias year we are celebrating 60 years of Israel’s independence. Independence Day is on Thursday. As good Israeli’s we are meeting with friends for a barbeque on the day and before that going to see some naval display, marching bands and whatnot in Haifa. Most Israelis just go for the barbeque.

A happy day to all – Hag Sameah – and here’s to hoping that the next sixty years will bring amazing achievements, less bloodshed and more happiness!

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As you can see above, I’ve now got most of the Yemin Moshe picture done now. I added in all the foreground trees and the windmill which just leaves the houses.

I have added some detail to the houses, but they don’t look quite right. This is on two counts. Firstly their alignments and perspectives are not conssitent or correct, the shapes of the roofs are wrong and in general they look like some ramshackled village in central Europe and not the ordered rows of Yemin Moshe. Secondly, that could be forgiven if the tones of the roofs were right.

Anyway although it looks quite finished there is a lot of work still to go there. I should get the time tonight and tomorrow as I am off work tomorrow for Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) before Yom HaAtzmaut (Independance Day) on Thursday.

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