Mouse Angelo has not been out much during lock down. He is missing the painting holidays and his artist friends. I was getting tired of his groaning squeaks. When they changed to pleading squeaks this morning, I took pity on him and took him to Middlewich. Middlewich sits at the junction of the Middlewich branch … Read more Mouse Angelo makes an appearance
Many years ago I had a friend who I met most Saturdays for Coffee and a catch up. In those days I was a ‘I can’t draw’ person. I have been threatening to rekindle this tradition and for the past few weeks since we have been allowed to buy a coffee again – I have … Read more A Challenge to Self
Friday at Sandon Hall I have a ‘bag’ that comes on outdoor days, sketch walks, painting holidays – every time I use it, I think I should change it. Taking this photo on Friday during our sketching morning at Sandon Estate it occurred to me that maybe it has come to be a bit of … Read more My Bag – is it a part of me
Outdoor and drawing Historically I arrange outdoor days I August and yippie so far our English weather is playing the game. A small group of us met in the German Cemetery on Cannock Chase. A large area, open to the wind, sun and rain. We were able to draw and paint in relative safety, apart, … Read more Where I am Happy.