090404 This Week

April 4, 2009 | Leave your thoughts

A fun page… I am determined to do something about this drawing people fear of mine!Part of my problem is that I have been drawing pea-headed blobs as people for YEARS at work in my architectural sketches. Also, having a separate sketchbook for people has not really worked as it is admitting defeat…that they are...

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090323 Ca’ Rezzonico

March 23, 2009 | 1 Comment
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SATURDAY NIGHT- LATE:I rarely give up on a drawing late at night…. But tonight I am just WAY too tired to finish this one…so here is a work in progress of another Venetian palace. Notice how I am not particularly systematic as I build up the sketch…especially when tired! I have done a lot of...

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090321 This week

March 21, 2009 | 1 Comment

I am trying to make sure that my blog is up to date at the end of each week…. so here goes for the sketches I have done such my last post.Our annual church picnic- I managed to make this quick sketch while on ‘Aunt duty’ (such an enjoyable duty!) but then got into a...

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090313 T2 tearoom visit 3

March 13, 2009 | 2 Comments

Not surprising that this place is my favourite cafe – tearoom in fact! The eclectic use of colour reflects the style of the place which is mainly red and black with Chinese influence – I didn’t add the bright red table that I was sitting at! Next time I hope to get a seat with...

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090313 A new hobby

March 13, 2009 | 2 Comments

Haven’t done an EDM challenge for a long time but couldn’t resist this one!!! Using my inktense… they are wonderful but will take a bit of time to get used to which colour to use – plus I love keeping my pencils in order and so it is rather tedious putting them away after use!

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090228 A busy journal day

February 28, 2009 | 1 Comment

Not sure what triggers my weekend migraine-like headaches…but I don’t seem to be able to avoid them at the moment. A bit of a girl page… The text says it all. I am absolutely loving the portrait format of my journal but the cartridge paper is a bit limiting – and of course I have...

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090228 FInal two cups for the month

February 28, 2009 | 2 Comments

Here is the most precious cup which was given to me from my great aunt a few years ago. She passed away last year and I did a page on her herewww.flickr.com/photos/borrominibear/3184323542/But it was worth drawing the cup again! It is so beautiful and rather worn…which really adds to its charm. Here it is –...

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