A year ago it was goats eating the Argan kernals balancing in the Argan Trees just outside Essaouria, Morocco. Today its water colour goats – Sue’s way. My aim was to keep the larger shapes, being very aware of the lights, darks and mid tones. See the underlying colour – Brown is not brown it … Read more Water Colour Grounded goats
I know it is more than half way through January. Is it too late to make a new year resolution? About a week ago I sent out some photos. One of them was a flock of goats. Today I started my painting. For those who would like to have a go and follow me I … Read more Is it too late to make a New Years resolution?
In this virtual world we live in, have you hugged a teddy bear today? We all remember the Corona Bear displays during the first lockdown designed to cheer us up as we walked past gardens. I know I did a lot of garden watching during March last year never dreaming that as March 21 approaches … Read more Hug a Teddy
because that’s the best thing to do right now – AA Milne, Winnie the Pooh Walking, Walking, Walking we are doing a lot of that.Why is it that there are fewer hellos and smiles as the tiers of lockdown increase? During the first lockdown there were smiles and always a hello, yesterday walking down the … Read more We’re Going Home
I issued a challenge. Push ups, the toilet roll challenge, the plank challenge; 26 drawings in as many days seemed easy in comparison. Some tried, we all failed. Thought I would share some from my sketch book Julie Timmis used the photos I sent in my last blog to kick start her painting mojo into … Read more 26 days ago
Are they one and the same. In my little world painting and baking go hand in hand. As I sit typing this blog, I am in a car park surrounded by bin lorries. This happened while I was engrossed in my thoughts. I looked up and was hemmed in. I couldn’t go anywhere if I … Read more Baking block vs painting block