The dryrobe. It started with swimmers, spread into dog walkers and a new ‘Camo’ strain has now infected street fashion.
Distracted from reruns of ‘portrait artist of the year‘ by looking grumpily into the mirror. Get your inspiration where you can.
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.
The women of Brighton and Hove head to the water, whilst the men and seagulls shiver on the shore. Not a wetsuit in sight!
Damp and dripped on in Clarence Gardens, Brighton.
Alice and I have both eaten too much cake and now we can’t escape Tier 4!