Monthly Archives: May 2013

Jug card

I really enjoyed painting the jug and bluebells this week and thought they’d be a great subject for a card. This is my first attempt.

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Blue and white jug

I’ve tried to suggest the delicate pattern on this jug.

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Good to practice sketching tonight. (Might colour it in soon).

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Back to bluebells

Had a less rushed go at bluebells from the camera. Enjoyed experimenting with technique and getting the impression of light. Definitely a subject that I can keep coming back to

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Dog and bike

On the final day of my 3 day cycle event, I saw a dog having a great time in a bike trailer! He wasn’t part of our event but looked like owner and dog were both enjoying it!

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Dorset bluebells

117miles cycling around Somerset and Dorset today. I’ve never seen so many bluebells before – they are looking absolutely incredible and smell lovely as you go past. So this is an impression of them as seen from the bike.

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Cyclists’ tea

Everything tastes great after a hard day in the saddle, so after 107 hilly bumpy miles, this was about the nicest thing I’ve ever eaten (so far it’s only us who’ve eaten my cake, not our hosts who it was … Continue reading

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Early morning baking

Suddenly decided I had time to make a cake at 7.30 am (creative thinking, and after an hour’s exercise class I may add!…) as a present for people we’re staying with. Didn’t have every single ingredient, but it looks and … Continue reading

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Lady in a chair

I managed to sketch this lady without her realising. I’m going to add paint colour later to liven it up.

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I thought these lampshades were very attractive and so did a sketch. I enjoyed drawing in pencil, although did smudge it a bit.

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