These are the sketches of Milo in different positions. I have a few photos taken the day we visited his loft apartment in Paris so that was of great help. He is quite a ‘grand chat’ so I’m trying to show his true proportions! These are the sketches shown in the 8 ‘Milo the Cat in Paris’ series. Come join us in Paris on our Travel Sketching week, and learn to create your own sketch journal of special places and […]
I am so excited by the prospect of taking home my sketches and pics, and beginning the paintings that will follow this adventure. There is a lightness to the whole scene which I hadn’t expected. Unlike a rainy day, the snow flakes I’ve met just touch your face and melt. Different of course when you take the shovel and try to clear the driveway. Then it is solid and hard to move. For my paintings, I will show the lightness […]
This was the sketch I did on my early morning walk. It’s gorgeous swimming here and we had the last we would get for a while last evening. Then home to pack and get to the airport with a suitcase of woolley clothes and Christmas Gifts. Heavy bags indeed.Probably my sketch pad and pens that did it. Did a sketch when waiting at the airport to be boarded, but somehow these are in the wrong order. Oh well you can […]
On such a beautiful day as this, as I look out across the harbour and see the colour of the sky, the water and caramel coloured buildings, and white sails – I think – great composition there. This same scene at twilight has become the background for this year’s family Christmas card. Sometimes a photograph can capture all that needs to be said. Everything is there.