Lune Year: Sycamore and Flood Grass

A short lived spell of warm sunny weather in the past few days has finally brought a touch of green to the trees. This sketch is of the brand new sycamore leaves opening, the grass from last December’s floods still wrapped tightly around the branches. Its mixed media; acrylic and pastel, on a watercolour background.

Two cherries

And a sketch of two cherries, in watercolour pencil, which I did with my Art in the Park class this morning at Williamson Park in Lancaster. My favourite kind of drawing; no particular agenda or expectations, I just like something, so I draw it. I don’t do this enough in the winter. Its easy in the …

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An abundance of elephants. I returned from South Africa a week ago with a sketchbook full of animals and a rucksack full of shells, porcupine quills, and various other items DEFRA would not approve of. I had a fantastic month. The landscape is stunning and the sheer abundance of amazing wildlife everywhere is breathtaking. You …

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