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… Lisboa, Portuguese Cafe & Patisserie, in Sheffield, UK, that is ! …. Re-opened last friday, after the pandemic & major refurbishment, I have planned to paint this for many years ! A fabulous splash of my favourite colour, this … Continue reading
….. a Great Dane, in this case 🙂 …..another “daily sketch” from a photo in a magazine ….. ….. Winsor & Newton watercolours on Archival Mountboard
….. resuming the practice of a small sketch each day…. here are 3 from the first week of this new year (my book, my tube of paint, and my box of white tea-bags) ….. …… Ink, and Winsor & Newton … Continue reading
….. is a very cute, mini pocket Moleskine diary in Deep Yellow, only 2.5 x 4 x 1 inches deep, cream acid-free pages, unlined – so good to do (very small) sketches in too 🙂 ….. ….. sketched, actual size, on … Continue reading
….. and featuring Cracker, the Italian Greyhound (again) ….. ….. Winsor & Newton, and Holbein watercolours on Daler-Rowney Aquafine 300 gsm
Winsor & Newton watercolours on The Langton, Daler-Rowney 20″ x 16″ watercolour block, 300 gsm
…….. I have started a new sketchbook, where each painting will emerge a little (left to right across the page) each time I visit a place. Here are the first 3 (click images to enlarge) : All drawn with Parker Rollerball, Winsor … Continue reading
……..one of my favourite books (see blog header, ’nuff said ??). Mixture of St.Petersburg and Winsor & Newton on (? forgotten) Watercolour Paper.
……..was lost yesterday, somewhere between using it in the Cafe, and the store checkout, in Waitrose. It wasn’t in the best condition, most of the handle had splintered and worn down to the bare wood, BUT the brush had worn to a … Continue reading
……experimental sketch. Winsor & Newton Gouache (opaque watercolour) on Michelin Map, sheet No. 236 (France Nord – Flandres – Artois Picardie). Freehand, no pencil drawing.
is the final size of the epic, “Nether Edge 360″ (framed 36″ x 13”). My favourite part is “Sandy” the Greyhound, bottom right corner. Winsor & Newton on Saunders 300 gsm.
……..and other signage overload. Sketch at Tesco today ( yes, the checkout operator did have pink hair) Improvised materials – red biro/black roller ball on NHS Prescription paper (all I had on me !). Paint added later – Winsor & … Continue reading
……….will fit into a 2 inch square painting ? In this instance, 4. Could have squeezed a couple more in, but Llamas might get a bit “spitty” if cramped ! Llamas seen at Mayfield Alpacas, Sheffield, awhile ago. http://www.mayfieldalpacas.com Winsor & Newton … Continue reading
……………..sketch of a newspaper advert. There is a motive behind these seemingly random daily sketches – “limbering up” for a bigger project. Cadoozle Pencil, Winsor & Newton and St.Petersburg Pro Watercolours on Moleskine.