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A quick sketch of me on a boat 

So whilst visiting Falmouth uni there was a boat trip! Unbeknown to me the amazingly talented @megandotjenner was sketching me whilst I knitted away and enjoyed the scenery. 23 more words

#fineart #sketch #drawing

Siadwel Live!

Husb and I managed to get hold of two audience tickets for a radio show recording at the BBC featuring the comedian John Sparkes’ character  Siadwel (pronounced Shadwell). 92 more words


An Older Woman (Female Nude)

Just back from life drawing at Swansea Print Workshop, working with an older female model this week. I worked into a large, A2 size, sketchbook that’s made from brown paper and I used black compressed charcoal and a white Daler Rowney soft oil pastel. 20 more words


Disaster In The Print Room

Making art can be so frustrating, things don’t always turn out right. I was down at Swansea Print Workshop yesterday working on a new full-colour monotype. 180 more words


Black, White And Sanguine

Just back from life drawing at Swansea Print Workshop working with a super model, such an interesting body. I drew into a large, A2, brown paper sketchbook with white, sanguine and black conte crayon and some compressed charcoal. 77 more words



Trying different techniques and stuff and things, and I’m just gonna apologise for not writing long stuff but I guess I’ve been having motivational problems, Godd knows how I was ever able to obtain the energy in which to craft the below drawing. 85 more words

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Poetic Ramblings

It’s been a quiet week on Grieve-Not Lake.

Yes, I only just realised that Garrison Keillor’s Wobegone has the same root.  I used to know his son-in-law; maybe I could ask if the Minnesota-China reference is intentional. 615 more words

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