As it was her birthday last week, thought I would tackle another effort at drawing my God daughter Sheila. Reasonable happy with the result in pen and ink.
Delighted to welcome Michael and hope it will be the first of many happy outings with Boyne Valley group.
Thanks to Alison for photos of our paintout in Annagassan. We spent a very pleasant day on the verandah/beergarden/ out the back of the Glyde Inn or on the adjoining beach. Thank you Paul and Conor for your hospitality. Social distancing was…
Small w/c 7ins x 6ins from a photo sent to me by my friend Linda in East Anglia. Used only three colours altogether, Payne's Grey, Raw Umber and Olive Green. Hopefully will get to visit the area at some stage in the future as it looks so beautiful.
Out walking last week I passed this well-known landmark and did a quick pencil sketch from which I completed this painting yesterday. It's on Saunders Waterford 300lb rough paper and measures 7.5ins x 11.5 ins.
A little Venetian back water, my final one for this challenge, although I could go on painting Venice forever. Have no idea of the name of the canal/street, but just couldn't resist photographing the washing line.
Whilst in Venice a couple of years ago, I was fascinated by the various shapes of some of the windows. In a small street to the left of the entrance to La Fenice opera house, I came across this balcony over a shop which I thought would make a good subject. Thanks to Norah's challenge I have finally gotten around to completing it. …Read on...
Spent the last few days looking through my photos of Venice from our wonderful time there a couple of years ago. So much to choose from, so I hope you'll forgive me Norah if I end up doing more than one. Here's one to start, from a photo taken from the ferry as we arrived before rounding the building on the extreme right to enter the Canal Grande. More later.…Read on...
W/C on Saunders Waterford 140lb rough.
A view of the local church in the beautifully named village of Repps-with-Bastwick in Norfolk, England. Homeplace of Linda one of my artist friends whom I met during the AITO festival 2017.