081129 This Week

November 29, 2008 | 2 Comments

What I have been drawing this week: This Weeks EDM challenge Wasn’t going to bother drawing my toe – and then I thought of a reason to do so. This is life size! Thanksgiving As I e-hang-out with so many Americans I thought that I better have a token thanksgiving dinner. Hope everyone had a...

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081124 A visit to the Zoo

November 24, 2008 | 9 Comments

A day off work and what better way to spend it than sketching… At the zoo! I feel like this has been a bit of a break through… I have been scared of drawing people and animals but mentally was keen to give it a go today. Here are most of my pages  (about 5...

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The Real Me!

November 20, 2008 | 2 Comments

I am extremely excited to be soon a part of Gabi Campanario’s wonderful blog Urban Sketchers… It is such a privilege to be posting alongside so many very talented artists and a great incentive for me to get out and sketch more in my beautiful city! Check it out… www.urbansketchers.com Joining Urban Sketchers has meant...

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081119 November Virtual Sketch Date

November 19, 2008 | 12 Comments

My second month of participating in the Virtual Sketch Date – I found this photo quite hard and not sure what to do with all the shadows on the tree trunk. I am also just getting to know a completely new type of paper as well… Ah! Having fun as usual! http://virtualsketchdate.blogspot.com

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081115 Big Sketching day

November 15, 2008 | Leave your thoughts

A big sketching day today – I filled 14 pages (7 double spreads) of my sketchbook …I was hoping to finish it soon but wasn’t sure if I would do it in one day. Met up with a sketching group at the Chinese Gardens in the centre of the city. A combination of trying to...

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081108 Birthday Party

November 10, 2008 | 1 Comment

Another page made up of fragments… This one created from presents at my nephew’s birthday party – the all important chocolate cake, a book with its own railway track and wind-up train and some star wars lego!

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081107 A great way to end a busy week

November 7, 2008 | 2 Comments

One of the classic views of Sydney is just 10 minutes drive from my work, without too much peak hour traffic, parking available (and not too expensive)… What a great place to come to sketch and wind down after a busy week at work…. Although a very dull, grey afternoon there was the excitement of...

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081105 Unite 3

November 5, 2008 | Leave your thoughts

Another two pages of the various elements that make up the amazing roofscape. I love trying to work out what is really going on from photos… How then to adequately record my exploration graphically?? And then a super quick sketch to finish off the exercise.

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