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Self portrait

On a hot day in the garden I used my iPad as a mirror and sketched a self portrait on paper …

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Sketching the lake

Here’s today’s sketch, made on another grey, cold day. I climbed over a fence to draw from the lakeside …

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Sketches of Spain

I had some drawing lessons with a local artist. Then I went to Spain and spent some time doing some sketches from the terrace of our holiday apartment. See what you think of them.

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Sketching the windmill

Hey it’s Springtime! A lovely day brought out lots of visitors to the town. I felt I should go draw. The windmill shouldn’t be too challenging to sketch, I thought! You can see how wrong I was. I hid in a shelter with people eating fish and chips on the other side of it and I drew what I thought I saw. It’s a classic mistake to draw what you don’t see, to imagine what’s…

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Sketching the bay

Well the drawing lessons have been running for a few weeks now and I’ve been unhappy with my output from them. I needed to get out from the classroom into the great outdoors …

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“Drawing for beginners”

I went to a beginners’ drawing class at a local college. The 1st lesson wasn’t what I was expecting…