If sketching were a holiday, Urban Sketching would be like like wild camping.
Today, thanks to lockdown I’ve ‘upgraded’ to the 5 star luxury of painting at home. No moving targets, no changing light, warm, comfortable… yet uncomfortably decadent.
Q: How long does it take an octogenarian to get the vaccine?
A: As long as it takes to do 2 sketches!
Vaccination day at Brighton Racecourse.
Walking while sketching is hard enough when surrounded by sea walls.
But you know you’re addicted if you do it on a cliff edge.
Do not try this! Stay safe. Keep moving. Find sanity where you can.
1600 years old and still standing – with a little help!
After an hour standing in the cold, I might need a little shoring up too…
Blustery morning on Hove seafront.
Dragons AND buses at Harry Potter Warner Bros Tour, London.
Bikes here, bikes there, bikes blooming everywhere!
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all
Oh do be quiet Emily Dickinson we are trying to watch the massive cygnets.
Three weeks older, white tipped wings stronger every day, the Queens Park cygnets may soon be on their way.
Sometimes it’s tricky to know when to stop working on a painting. In this one, less may have been more.Second time around, maybe it was about right.
Despite all appearances, paddle boarding is faster than painting.