Category Archives: seasonal

Snails

White Gelly Roll pen, Lexington grey fountain pen and water-brush,watercolour, A6 – 30 minutes Heavy day-time rain drew the garden snails out, so I collected a few and sketched them as they moved across a table. For a creature that’s proverbially slow  (1 … Continue reading

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Stantonbury

Lexington grey broad fountain pen and water-brush, water-colour, A6 – 20 minutes A quick sketch of a familiar view, looking South West towards Stantonbury Hill about 4 miles away. It was a balmy early summer evening, the trees all in leaf, … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung

Pencil, Lexington grey water-brush and fountain pen, watercolour, white Gelly Roll pen, blue Uni Posca brush pen,  A5 – various times A double page spread from last weekend, when the weather was fine, the clocks went forward and everyone was out … Continue reading

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Stormy weather

Storms are battering the coast and flood warnings are in place across the UK after a very wet and windy Christmas. This was the sky above Bath at dusk yesterday, some of the clouds  shedding rain as they pass. Lexington … Continue reading

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Scarlet tiger moth

A silent visitor to our garden on a very hot afternoon, a Scarlet Tiger moth. There’s a tiny glimpse of the moth’s glorious scarlet inner wings just visible at the base of the centre line. Its Latin name, Callimorpha Dominula, could … Continue reading

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Barefootin’

Barefootin’ in the garden, so Spring must have arrived. While I sketched my feet resting on a stool, Sally sketched me sketching my feet (below). Late afternoon sun was coming from the right, and reflecting softly off a wall on … Continue reading

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