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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090213 My New Tea Set

February 13, 2009 | 6 Comments

I am participating in the thing-a-day challenge and have ended up drawing a lot of tea cups in the past week. As a general rule, I find that I often draw my cups of tea and coffee (especially when out with friends) but got the idea of recording every cup in my life after being...

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Rain in Sydney desperately needed in Victoria!

February 9, 2009 | 2 Comments

Quick sketch in the car on the way to work this morning (drawn and coloured at red lights) while listening to the latest news from the horrific bush fire disaster in Victoria. Current figure is 173 deaths and over 700 homes totally destroyed and the fires are still burning. The worst natural disaster in the...

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101_9 Brussels Town Hall

January 30, 2009 | 1 Comment

Another building in my 101 series – this one was really way to hard for my to do justice to on a Friday night, after a busy few days at work, while half watching tennis and listening to cricket – at the same time!Special thanks to Gerard Michel who kindly sent me some information on...

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090126 Australia Day

January 26, 2009 | 2 Comments
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Australia Day – a morning sketching in a park on the outskirts of Sydney with its own historic homestead and farming displays. A lovely relaxing morning – it was especially nice to sit in a shady arbour and sketch Netherby Homestead.Morning Tea would not have won any catering awards but it was delightfully ‘old style...

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