I am schlepping myself around these days and I just about manage to get the things done that I have to get done, including some drawing and painting. But it’s all a bit much sometimes what with the baby almost
So, last week was my still life week. This means I made one little still life watercolour sketch every day. Doing this usually took me about an hour and was a means to get watercolour sketching again, meaning: I wanted
This piece was a real challenge to make. To begin with, because I placed the initial line drawing on top of another illustration which consisted of many lines I had a hard time identifying the lines I had put down.
The Salt City Swing Band, which I draw sometimes during their rehearsals and gigs, features three string instruments: the concert bass, the gypsy jazz guitar and the violin. Here are two of these lovely instruments and their adept players. Also,
And now for somethiing completely different… a little honey bee! It is drawn in ink (by Sennelier) and painted with gouache on a sheet of paper which I have torn out of Flow magazine. I love that magazine for its
These little apples here come from a tree at the end of our cul-de-sac. It’s a tree on public ground and it’s one of those varieties which are a yellowish green when ripe, which will be in August. My sweetheart
I’ve been away over the weekend, and even though I came came home with further painting work to add to my (already long) list of work, I felt that tonight I just needed to paint something for my heart’s delight.
Yesterday evening I hopped on my bike and cycled along the river to the next little village. My plan was to explore potential painting locations there for my next class in August. I really want to paint boats and their
We had a children’s fest at church last weekend. It was a lot of fun! Now that the pews are out the entire centre part of the church was one huge free space, and children were allowed to ride all
I am going through a difficult phase at the moment with my oil painting outdoors. Yesterday morning, knowing that I was in for trouble again, I told myself that I will enjoy my pleinair painting experience no matter what. And