Monthly Archives: March 2013
Lightened the background and started the avocets. Coming along ok. 2.5 hours today.
I had a good stint at my avocet painting today. I hope my study helped, although it still took me a few attempts to draw them again, they’re not the easiest things to draw! It took me a few attempts … Continue reading
Look good, taste good!
Easter has really started – we’ve been eating mini eggs, Eccles cake, and I made my hot cross buns. I always make them wholemeal which I think is really tasty and they are still fluffy. This year for the first … Continue reading
I had boiled eggs for breakfast and it’s nearly Easter, so this seemed the right subject for today.
I’m planning to use some of the extra time off over Easter to do a copy of an avocet painting I like. The original is square (see top left of photo below) but my canvas is rectangular, so I thought … Continue reading
I saw a lot of very distinctive windswept trees on the Sussex cliffs and South Downs this weekend, and wanted to try and capture the shape here.
I ran a marathon along the Seven Sisters cliffs and Beachy Head on the Sussex Coast yesterday, so had lots of time to absorb and admire the views. I found this picture of Beachy Head online and did a quickish … Continue reading
Very quick sketch of tree silhouette out of the window.
Tonight I’m following the sketchbook tip in my book of (a) finding something in my home and (b) concentrating on an aspect of it.