This is a sketch I made on a recent holiday to Cornwall, where I lived for around 12 years. It’s a pen drawing on A5-ish paper. I was clearly distracted whilst making this sketch as I’ve made two attempts at the date, both of which were wrong. The boats I’ve attempted to depict were moving … More Falmouth, 17 May 2013
I painted this today for the Gardening for Disabled Trust silent auction. The deadline for submissions of artwork is this Saturday, so I’ve left it rather late. I hope it arrives in time. The trust provides grants that help disabled people in the UK to continue gardening. The silent auction offers 200-plus postcard-sized pieces of … More Pincushion Daisy, 29 May 2013
I’m hoping to add a few drawings over the next day or two which I completed on a recent holiday to Cornwall. Today’s was drawn on a stop-off in Cardiff 12 days ago. I am wont to forget/decide not to take my sketchbook with me on days that clearly demand the use of one. Today … More Cardiff Bay, 16 May 2013
This is a drawing in pen on paper from a trip to Birmingham earlier today. It’s the top of a classical-style building as seen from a Starbucks near Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. I’m afraid I’ve no idea what the building was.
The weather forecast for the next few days doesn’t look too clever according to the BBC, so I thought I ought to make the most of the sun today and get into the garden with my paints. I’m not as comfortable painting out-of-doors as I am inside; I can feel a little nervous, as a … More Red Tulip #1