Banksia research and sketching

November 17, 2021 | 6 Comments
Everyday Sketching

Even though I have been mainly focusing on Eucalyptus trees (gum trees) in recent months I always love walking past a Banksia tree. Last week I noticed that a Banksia Serrata (Old Man Banksia) tree at the Barrakee Picnic Area in Lane Cove National Park is now flowering with beautiful greyish/cream flowers. I also noticed...


Different types of roofs

November 15, 2021 | 5 Comments
Architecture Sketching

I’ve been obsessed with roofs in recent weeks during the current Group Run-through of my Buildings course. I’ve realised more and more, how important they are to most sketches of architecture (if they are visible). During last week’s Buildings Livestream I was focusing on drawing the horizontal edges of various roof forms while I was...