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Cat and water…

Two very quick sketches… graphite and watercolour of the cat… and just watercolour of the seascape… it’s of an oyster packing shed on a small island in an estuary near me. Advertisements

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Lesson 3 – cobalt blue

This seems to be quite a novel way of learning watercolours – taking each blue and discovering the what, why and how of it. So, what did we learn? Cobalt blue: semi-opaque, warm, makes good greys, Mediterranean skies, interesting greens, granulates … Continue reading

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Third sky, second Martello tower..

I painted this Martello tower looking out toward the sea last time, but I also took a photo from the sea looking back at it over the sand dunes. This was the sky I took while at at seaside last … Continue reading

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Sweet peas 2

Just a little sketch of some more sweet peas. Yes, Carol they do grow more flowers… you have to stop them forming the seed pods ‘cos if the seeds pods form they think their job is done! I had hoped to do … Continue reading

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The outside in…

I like to have flowers in the house as the husband is so ill & can’t get out as much as he would like. So when I learnt that tulips last a decent amount of time & I saw some … Continue reading

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Two old pots…

And some wonderful daffodils that have grown in the lawn by the patio. A lovely splash of colour on grey mornings and good for a quick sketch…

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Draw a bird day

One of the wood pigeons that visit my garden…reminding me that I need to cut the grass as I couldn’t see his feet. Since I have been feeding the birds I have far more birds in the garden; blue tits, … Continue reading

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