Category Archives: sketching

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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A new start…

Having organised, and now completed, a really, really successful art exhibition & sale for a local hospital charity which took up so much time I am trying to get back into painting. The exhibition and sale involved nearly 300 artists … 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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It was blowing a hooley!

My friend was flying over from Germany to visit his children so I agreed to drive down to Lewes, where he was stating with one of his sons, to spend the day with him. I got there first – ironic … Continue reading

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