Unearthed this spread of my winter warming essentials. Today, with the rain falling in Auckland, it reminds me to be grateful that I can stay indoors and get wrapped up if I have to step out. For my fellow inhabitants-in-wintry-places, may the heat be with you! FYI, I used a Unipin 0.5 black pen and Sennelier […]
Recently, I’ve been spending time at the hospital. While our young patient sleeps and gets better, I sketch. My subjects? People who wait along with me (like my husband). Stuff I make up (like Leminions). And photos in my iPhone photostream. Today’s #whileshewassleeping project is a portrait of my walking buddy Dianne enjoying her coffee.
Every time I take our dog for a walk, I always find something worthy of drawing. Today’s Friday Find is a Golden Amber maple leaf. Isn’t it pretty? I find weathered leaves – red, dappled, even brown in parts – much more interesting to paint than perfectly green, blemish-free specimens. I used watercolour paints, and […]
This week’s Sketchbook Skool lesson is about drawing nature scenes. And birds. I have yet to draw a nice one, but watch this page! Yesterday, I took my sketchbook and portable painting set to the garden so I could paint on the grass. Naturally, Monty was at my heels, wanting in on the action. As […]