Hello! I wanted to share some sketches I’ve just made of our cat Azlan. I like to draw him when he’s asleep. He tucks his paws and tail away, (well just about) and as he is a black cat, looks at first glance, very much like a blob with ears! However, as you look longer, the lines within […]
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The weather over Christmas and the New Year in the UK has shown the devastating power of the sea. The sea fascinates and attracts like mad. We can’t help ourselves, but the reality of living and working with it is another matter. Here are some drawings:
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Here’s hoping you had a wonderful Christmas and looking forward to 2014, wishing you peace and joy! Here are some drawings:
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My second post that ties in with the Festival of Flowers blog. A great idea and very inspiring. Find out more – and take part, on http://festivalofflowers.wordpress.com/, (or click the logo below). It was one of those perfect late summer days yesterday, so I took my pens and watercolours into the garden and made some drawings. The […]
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The winter in Britain this year has been exceptional, one of the worst in recent memory. This week we’ve seen farmers desperately trying to rescue their sheep and cattle, buried deep in snow drifting over the hedges where they sought shelter. Where the sun breaks through there is a slow thaw, but in the hedgerows […]
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Six Nations Rugby Union starts today. Wonderful tournament of rugby – my favourite in fact. I’ve just watched and sketched Wales and Ireland, the opening contest this year. In 10 minutes or so, England and Scotland play for the Calcutta cup. So pleased to be back to drawing some sport – feeling very rusty and […]
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Well, what a change? The thaw came fast and strong with winds and rain! All the snow gone overnight. The surprise came on Monday when I discovered what I thought was a dead goldfish in our garden pond, was alive – just! I think he became trapped in the ice and too cold. I put […]
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