080802 Two days out

August 2, 2008 | 2 Comments

Friday: Day off work and second visit to Cockatoo IslandWent here for the last sketchcrawl and back the second time today – I love this place!!! Took a lot of photos this time and only quick sketches – very hard to do in very strong and cool wind.There is so much room for improvement when...

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July 25, 2008 | Leave your thoughts

Time to get back to drawing people – a new very special book has been my prompt’ A quick sketch that is certainly not a likeness! But I won’t improve without practice… It is ironic that a new, exciting and totally amazing architectural book should be the inspiration for drawing people – but there are...

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080725 Non Food Posts

July 25, 2008 | 2 Comments

A bit sick of all my food sketches…. For something different – that is not food – some scribble pages from the back of my journal… write silly notes to myself(probably doesn’t make any sense…) I just started looking at the wet canvas site – wow! lots there! – and thought I would copy a...

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080721 Afternoon Tea in May

July 21, 2008 | 1 Comment

Through flickr, I have come across Gill, who manages a great webpage full of journal info and inspiration. I am honoured that she has just posted one of my sketches on her site. So as it is not on my blog I add it now… Plus links to the journalcraft site. I did this sketch...

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080716 Finishing my Food Diary

July 17, 2008 | 1 Comment

Hard to believe that I have managed to sketch nearly everything I have eaten for the past month – it has been so much fun and it is so good to always have a subject to draw.A few days break and then I will start volume 2!BTW, I am sorry for all you bloggers that...

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080709 Amazing Italian Architects

July 9, 2008 | 2 Comments

A few of my favourite Italian architects and their famous work – from High Renaissance to Baroque… Naturally, I had to chose the BEST architect (Borromini) and then find 3 companions for him! I am not sure what those highly respected architects would think of what I have done with my colours!

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080708 So Far this week….

July 8, 2008 | 3 Comments

More food diary pages…. cavidanny flickr.com/photos/cavidanny/asked me about my technique so I will add it here as well I have the advantage of being left handed with a brush and pen but use my fork in the right hand. So….I normally draw quick outline, and then if I need to cut my food up I...

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080630 Monday

June 30, 2008 | Leave your thoughts

SEGOVIA WITH SUNDAY NOTESHere is the finished page from yesterday with notes from the sermons and other things I have been reading…. including starting to write the date wrong.(Have whited out names of people I spoke to at church and personal details – but the rest is all there if anyone is interested….) MONDAY’S FOODMy...

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080628 Saturday

June 28, 2008 | 1 Comment

Another page in my food diary… trying to be a bit neater today And also my empty spread for Sunday notes…. this time from photos from a trip to Spain in May 2003. Late night sketch with a big flat brush done in poor light….

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