Today I decided not to do anything until Sophie was complete. She was 1 of my two nice things to do today. I have added the step by step progress for those who have not seen it, some stages I have not posted, and was hoping they may inspire someone else to have a go. … Read more Good Morning everyone – my name is Sophie
Still getting to grips with how this technology all works. Updated the original Sophie page but don’t think it worked by letting you know there was an update. Here she is so far. Amazing what you see in a photo. Good idea to take a photo before deciding if your painting is complete. If it’s … Read more Sophie is coming alive
Let’s Paint!As you know, Sue has been working really hard to keep the groups going in the current emergency. This post is not from her but from Steve, a husband of one of the group members that she teaches. I have been working in the background to get the videos online. The videos, the recording, … Read more A sneaky post!
I started the week by telling myself I would do something nice every day. Today it was a bike ride in the sunshine. Finding a broken wall I sat down to draw. Although I didn’t get as far as paint thought I would share Why do we look but not see? I was happy drawing … Read more Let’s do something nice
I got a chance to talk to Sophie last night. Still a way to go, but feel a bit better for having spoken to her for a bit. I haven’t entirely been doing nothing. By this afternoon everyone of my classes for this week will be uploaded and available on my website. That’s unless the … Read more Sophie and I
Hot news just in from Julie, I like to just go for it with a pen, but my tip is, if it’s a bit scary just use dots to roughly indicate your picture, they easily get lost within all other drawing. I did this when I was trying to get going with art and found … Read more Making friends with your pen, a quick tip
People are scared of the pen but if we make friends with it, it will be your friend for life. I really enjoyed drawing my Moroccan door last night as part of Weston’s weekly tutorial. This morning Julie What’sapped and said how she had enjoyed watching the tutorial and drawing the door. So, as inspiration … Read more My pen – my friend
All my classes are now online. I have just completed the venice painting which one of the classes. It is aimed to be a two week project and is exactly what we would have done in class. Along with the coffee. The first part is live on my website.
Apart from preparing the paintings ready to video and upload for this weeks online classes, I decided to complete the monochrome boats that some of us were busy with when we moved online. The tutorial didn’t show the end product so gave myself an hour this morning to complete it. The class involved two different … Read more Ok, now what?
Julie keeps an ideas book. She has sent me 3 pages from it. With bees as a topic she has set herself a challenge. To use these images in 3 different ways. Julie we look forward to seeing the results.