Complete with his yellow Jersey, Mouse Angelo is packing his art stuff. Hard covered sketch book, HB, 2B 6B pencils, black waterproof fineliner. Don’t forget the waterbrush. Have to travel light.
I demonstrated an easy method to choose a clean colour scheme for our paintings. Joy of Joys when I discovered this scrap of watercolour. Walking around this morning I came across a palette that could stand as a painting itself.
The day spent in Corte. The train journey is spectacular.Taking the tourist train up to Corte. The first image above shows arrival at the station which is in the valley. Gina proves to be the star pupil of the day.
Day 5 Aim of the day was to practice skills learnt during the week.A wealth of material in the market.Legs eleven, or so!Mouseangelo meets his match and comes off worse for wear!
Scroll down the blog to find the results of the group’s efforts! Images hopefully to come but the group is wondering how it has got to only two days left already! The day saw the group going up and up until they were looking down on red kites now flying below them. San Antonino is … Read more San Antonino Day 4
Day spent at Parc de Saleccia. In 7 hectares all the region’s of Cosica are represented. For the gardeners amongst us it was wonderful. We didn’t get a lot of painting done but there was a lot of reference material collected. One of the challenges at the Parc was to find interesting leaves. The group … Read more Day 3 Parc de Saleccia
A selection of photos from this morning when we were in Calvi. We caught the boneshaker train in from Algajola. Waiting for the train was an opportunity for a group photo shoot! The first task of the day was a tonal drawing of the citadel. Having had a talk on format and how to choose … Read more Day Two – The Citadel
Now what shall I capture to help with the task of the day? Nobody will recognise who we are and if we’ve made any mistakes with the doors and windows!!
If someone could just help me open my sketchbook I could start getting on with the first task of the day! Help, is everybody too busy sketching to give me a hand? I’m trying to add the doors and windows to the sketch….
Day one of the Corsica trip off to a flying start! Mouseangelo here seen waiting for the flight. He wasn’t detained at security and was checking for the nearest cheese bar before boarding! Beginning to get frustrated with the journey as Mouseangelo hasn’t had his paints out yet. Looking around at all the grey in … Read more Mouseangelo at large!