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Region 16 Block of the Month 2021 week 7

Elements - Fire

Region 16 Block of the Month (or week) 2021

No commitment, no deadlines, suggest A4 or 9 inches square, any media you like.

The Elements: Earth, Water, Fire and Air

Fire is potentially the most dangerous and destructive element. Fire lends itself to visual representation due to the number of colours that can be seen in it and the movement present as fire progresses. Fire can destroy very quickly, remember those Australian bushfires?

Fire also cleanses and purifies and the heat generated causes changes to substances which are useful.

Fire keeps us warm and allows us to cook food which may be difficult or even dangerous to eat in their raw state. I loved the open fires of my homes long ago, I could spend ages watching the flames, I did not love the work involved!

Whole generations will remember camp fires at the end of a day’s outdoor activities, new generations have fire pits as a garden feature and who doesn’t like to see a barbecue building up heat to cook some tasty treats?