Friday, February 27, 2015


Yesterday I went sketching with Amanda to the church of St Luke and St Mark in Avington, on the lookout for more treescapes.  I was very taken with the ancient quatrefoil windows in the church porch.   This  was my final sketch, after the cold of the old stones had se...

Monday, February 23, 2015

I have been filling my sketchbook with treescapes today.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Speed sketching on the train with a bludgy pen.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Continuing the shabby chic theme, perhaps, the tower of the old Sterling Cables factory, a condemned and much-maligned monument in our town, was pretending to be a cathedral at sunset this evening.  

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Been here for years, but only just now properly noticed the asymmetrical elegance of the wobbly lines of the old Victorian fireplace in my room.  Cracks and all.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

As my usual style is big and bold, I've been wondering for a long while what to do with a set of ten miniscule canvases purchased accidentally with a mail order of art materials.  Today I finally plucked up courage and did some doodling on a 5 cm square canvas.


Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Started a new painting today ... the canvas is big, but there is a tiny square I'm pleased with so far...could take a while.



Tuesday, February 3, 2015

A pastel drawing  of a bridleway near here with some very picturesque horse jumps, to finish my contribution to the horse-themed sketchbook.  

Monday, February 2, 2015


Continuing the horsey theme, went over to sketch lovely shapes at Newbury racecourse today, until my fingers froze (after about five minutes).  I mentioned my friend with the thoughts on sketching.  They, and some really neat sketches are to be found on her blog dedi...

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