Posts Tagged ‘hermosaman’

 

Hi all,

We were down in San Jan Capistrano last weekend and I came across these water lilies in the Mission area. They were so colorful and reminded me of Monet’s famous water lily collection I had viewed earlier in the year whilst visiting the de Young in San Francisco, so I gave it a bit of a painterly feel. Hope you like it…

 

via San Juan Capistrano Water Lilies Photograph by Michael Hope

Mike Hope Photograph - San Juan Capistrano Water Lilies by Michael Hope

San Juan Capistrano Water Lilies is a photograph by Michael Hope which was uploaded on September 17th, 2017.

Thanks for taking a look,

Mike-Hope

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Just updated the Hope’s page to include a link to Sir Thomas Hope’s Diary from 1633 to 1646. 

Just in case you’d like a little light reading?

Sir Thomas Hope Diary

Also, I am reading the Historic novel Hope Endures by Nigel Trantor which paints a pretty good picture of the life and times of Sir Thomas Hope and the historical figures around that time. I found it especially interesting reading about the Dutch East India Company connection and the various trading negotiations going on around that time.

Hope Endures

The enthralling story of Thomas Hope, who counseled three kings through a tumultuous time in Scottish history. The son of an Edinburgh merchant, Hope had a spectacular beginning to his career—at the age of seventeen, he traveled to France to triumph in his first court case and caught the attention of his young king, James VI. It was the beginning of a life at the heart o …more

I was messing around with some sounds and found an intro to an old Big Band recording I have, as well as a talking segment from legendary Xavier Cugat where he talks about the joy of bringing people together through music… I added it to the beat mix for this short segment. Hope you like it and I’m working on some extended versions with a Latin/Cuban flavor.

 

The picture was taken in the colorful town of La Boca, Buenos Ares, Argentina outside of a Tango Cafe

Thanks for taking a listen and if you like it share it 🙂

Mike-Hope

 

Hi all,

Just added some cool new products on VIDA

Take a look and let me know what you think…

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Remove the Wall – Charm Bracelet by Mike-Hope

Thanks for taking a look…

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Hi all,

Here is one of my latest designs on VIDA. You can also get 15% off all the designs with WEEKEND15 code.

DOLPHINS ACROSS THE PIER
PRINTED RACERBACK TOP
This lightweight printed racerback top effortlessly blends style, comfort, and performance. Ideal for daily yoga sessions, weekend getaways, or lazy day lounge-wear, this top is perfect for layering with all your wardrobe favorites.

 

 

 

NOTE: Each piece is uniquely designed and custom-printed, and may vary slightly upon receipt.

Hope you like it and let me know what you think of the designs…

Mike-Hope

 

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via VIDA Design Studio

 

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Posting some designs on Vida, check it out, here is part of their story…

VIDA’S STORY IS THAT OF THE RICH, INTERCONNECTED WORLD WE LIVE IN — THE STORY OF CONTEMPORARY LIFE AND MINDFUL, GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP.
WE ARE A GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP OF CO-CREATORS, FROM A DESIGNER IN PARIS, TO A PRODUCER IN KARACHI, AND A CONSUMER IN SAN FRANCISCO.

Part of the proceeds from all the sales go to worthy causes of your choice …

so… get involved post your best work and make a little extra too!

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Enter at Yor Own Risk by Mike Hope

Thanks for taking a look and check out more art at VidaVida

Mike Hope

Just posted this one on 500px. I stopped off on the way home in Hermosa near 22nd as the sun was going down. The sky was looking pretty dramatic. So wandered down to the ocean. Hope you like it…

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Hermosa Sunset Classic3 by Mike-Hope

via Hermosa Sunset Classic by Mike Hope / 500px

Thanks for taking a look…

Mike-Hope