Category Archives: sketching

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. Advertisements

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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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Quick sketch on location

I did this quick sketch of the friend’s house I stayed at in south Spain. The sketch was done on location and the watercolour added later when I came home. I tried to do a painting of the house from … Continue reading

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Asleep on the beach…

I need to get back into painting having taken a break…if you don’t use it you lose it! Hmmmm….

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Alone in the coffee shop…

When I dropped in for a coffee (and a very late lunch) after visiting my accountant in the local town I was the sole person in there. The two girls running the bakery shop and tea/coffee bar were busy to-ing … Continue reading

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Darning underpants…

I had a friend who was some 50 years older than me. When I first knew her she was in her 80s and was a mosaicist – still working. She was a real character – and probably always had been! … Continue reading

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Faster and looser….

I went to a very interesting talk on the brothers Paul and John Nash last evening in the local church. Part of an Arts Festival – they also have a small exhibition. John Nash lived in a nearby village. I … Continue reading

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