Monthly Archives: April 2013

Thirsty work

Quick sketch of my drinks, done in biro, finished later with a bit of watercolour.

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Andrew Wyeth

Our art teacher used to paint with Andrew Wyeth. I hadn’t heard of him before tonight, but he’s painted some very striking watercolours (some examples here) She told us his white was always the paper, and we tried a couple … Continue reading

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Budding leaves

I saw these beautiful leaves on a walk I tried a quick sketch and thought I’d finish the colour by filling in my key sketch.

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Firstly, just to report that yesterday’s creations all tasted very good! My creativity of the day has been labelling my jams and I think they look good enough to eat!

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Culinary creations

Domestic goddess day today: vanilla cheesecake, spelt bread and raspberry jam. Hope they all taste good now!

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There’s something about keys that’s very pleasing to draw.

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I picked up this lovely card from a cafe this morning, and tried to emulate the style, using some pictures on my recipes. Simple food, simple style.

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No time to attend to the magnolia today, so a god chance to practice a rapid sketch.

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My art teacher’s daughter has run the marathon so she made sure everyone knew that I and another lady (who ran with the great name of “Granny GoGo” on her shirt) had run it. So what with a demo and … Continue reading

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Great marathon. Been celebrating with friends. Too tired now but write up soon on

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