090110 Solo Sketchcrawl

January 10, 2009 | 2 Comments

Unfortunately, I was not able to join in the Sydney Team for the Sketchcrawl which was a real pity as they had a group of 15 people. But of course I still spent the day sketching! I had a quiet morning at home and then went out to another of those special places on the...


090109 Holiday to Port Macquarie

January 10, 2009 | 1 Comment

Been away again for a few days – another girlie holiday with some relative visits as well (my grandma)Went with my friends cousin’s family of 3 boys to Timbertown a heritage place – while the boys were on the train I started drawing…A bit of collage/ scrapbooking here…. the timber cottage sketch is below (I...


090105 Random stuff

January 5, 2009 | Leave your thoughts

Sketching my friends comfy chair while waiting for the last minute packingA nice quiet morning – unpacking and then about to start packing again for another short holiday, Ah! I love summer holidaysAnother visit to the teahouse – unsuccessful shopping visit so I needed some tea and some sketching. My writing was just as much...


090105 Berry Trip – Part 2

January 5, 2009 | 1 Comment

The final pages from our tripA few super quick sketches I did either sitting in the back seat of the car or walking along the west rim at Fitzroy FallsThe architect in me can’t resist doing plans. This is hopelessly out of scale and I have probably been a little kind on the number of...


090103 Berry Holiday – Part 1

January 3, 2009 | 4 Comments

Have just got back from a three day girls’ holiday with 5 friends. Was a good test of my commitment to sketching…but I managed to fill in a few pages. Mixed bag though due to a few headaches, lots of distraction and not much time.First morning at breakfast… (BTW as the general rule I tried...


081227 Family Christmas Day

December 27, 2008 | 3 Comments

From our family Xmas day – a few days late (due to other commitments) An Australian Christmas dinner – seafood BBQ! The small tree with presents for the boys. My nephew aged 4 wanted me to draw his present from Santa that he brought to show us all.


081225 Sydney Harbour on Christmas Day

December 25, 2008 | 3 Comments

All the clouds of this morning disappeared so I decided to get out this afternoon for a quick sketch and to see what the harbour is like on Christmas Day… It was bizarrely quiet.I have been to the beach on christmas afternoon a number of times and it has been crowded, so I was very...