I’m posting a doggy sketch I did yesterday. Not complete as he moved… but I’m getting more of him done before he moves these days!!!! A Springer spaniel doing his third favourite activity. First running free, second eating, third sleeping!
Yesterdays painting went well and I have this lovely abstract as a result – I removed the masking today and managed to rip the paper only once. Unusual for a complicated picture and, knowing how I tend to rush,the trick is not to remove the masking before the paint is dry. You also get lovely coloured fingers – green and brown with a slight iridescent effect in this case! So Voila, my abstract… The trouble is, now all I can see is a darts board, whichever way I look at it. Is it a good thing? Hmm! not sure, probably yes although I’m not a darts fan… anymore. OK, I admit to chucking the odd few dozen darts as a teenager – far too close to my Mum’s piano for her liking! No longer, I have cast off this pointy activity in a pointed way! Maybe I should view it as an attempt at self hypnosis, although, if that were to succeed, how would I bring myself around? I’m off target now –hah just realised the pun there! Unintentional, I assure you. Now, what should I paint next? A caricature, portrait or return to that streetskater? Having looked at […]
Procrastination has reared it’s ugly head and the motivation to draw is low. I’m determined to restablish the discipline of drawing and painting daily. New Year’s resolutions? I don’t think it will wait until New Year. Strike while the iron’s hot, I say!
I was out and about shopping the other day and stopped at the garden centre’s coffee shop. These flowers were on my table. Well, I say flowers, but there’a a distinctly fruity theme occurring here! Anyway, I decided to sketch them. I particularly liked the stones n the glass vase.