Category Archives: Art

More life…

I went to a workshop – it was the last in a series of workshops looking at different ways of drawing. I hadn’t been to the others and this was the last one… we used ink and bleach. Interesting – … Continue reading

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Life…drawing

I started life drawing at the beginning of the year. Was interrupted by an accident and the school holidays for about 3 months. It’s nearly two hours of untaught drawing, with the first half given to quick (4 or 5 … Continue reading

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Sky and land

Two sketches of the south Downs…

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Work…

My partner and I have an old (very large) wooden boat that we (he) are restoring. I recently had a bad fall and have a broken wrist, nose and teeth… which prevents me from doing much. But I can (just … Continue reading

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Life… drawing

Not been doing much watercolour recently. Life has very much got in the way. I’ve not felt able to commit to any regular classes or courses but I have found a drop-in life drawing class which I can do every … Continue reading

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New paper… old brush…

I’m testing watercolour papers for a (charity) project I am going organising for the new year which will involve lots of different artists. I want to send them a piece of paper (maybe) and so am trying some out. This … Continue reading

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New paper… new brush….

Bought (probably rather too many) some sheets of very rough paper as an experiment…¬†Couldn’t get a straight line but I suspect my washes were too thin. Next time try thicker… Lovely squirrel brush though.

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