If you didn’t get your t-shirt – you have missed the boat – Web Guru and I have been working on something new – I will be introducing some dedicated wild life paintings in an attempt to focus on the plight of the endangered species of our planet. Next weeks project which becomes live on … Read more T-shirt sale a great success
Some changes Thursday afternoon to the Sue Online menu to make it, hopefully, easier to access the options. The icons are as before apart from Sue’s Tech Tips which is now the palette bottom right. The Weekly Online Classes Projects like Peasant Woman is accessed via the Painted Hands Icon top left. Zoom Meetings bottom … Read more Sue Online Menu Change -sorry
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
9th December seems such a long time ago, so much has happened. Lockdown, tier 3 and now, oh horror, not tier 4 again. But that’s not what this is about. On the 9th I issued a challenge which was to pick up a pencil, paint brush or your chosen mark maker every day until the … Read more Oops 3 1/2 days to go
4 Live watercolour classes on zoom since November, I am still dipping my toes into technology – whilst offering inspiration and chit chat I have yet to work out how to deliver the cake. The good part of painting christmas trees, roosters, cottages and butterflies is that we have had a plentiful supply of material … Read more Maybe I will invest in a drone to deliver coffee and cake ……..