Category Archives: sketching

Sunflower…

Does everyone love sunflowers? I think they must, they are just so beautiful, bright and the more you investigate them the more fascinating they become, here’s an interesting site which lists just 20 sunflower facts. I don’t profess to drawing … Continue reading

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Pyrography

In a recent sort out I came across my old Pyrography set, its basically a soldering iron which is used as a pen to burn designs into wood.  Mines not a great one as the point at which you can … Continue reading

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Inspired by Billy Connolly…

My husband and I watched a brilliant programme on TV recently. It was all about three new portraits of Billy Connolly in celebration of his 75th birthday. It’s well worth catching up on if you can. Whilst showing us his … Continue reading

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Week off from the office….

I am lucky to be granted plenty of leave from work (not enough of course), and I always take it! My husband doesn’t get so much so this week I have been home alone and I must admit I’ve had … Continue reading

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Cat money box

I’m not a great fan of cats although there have been a couple I’ve met who even I can see are quite nice. But, many of my friends love them and are actually quite bonkers about them if truth be … Continue reading

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Homer the Hedgehog

Many years ago I used to have a stall at local craft fairs and I sold greetings cards which I had drawn flowers, I had them copied on to card and then I  hand painted each one individually…. well I … Continue reading

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Art Competition

Every year my work place holds a National Arts & Photographic competition and I usually enter a few drawings and a few photographs. I’ve won a couple of times over the years, the competition is pretty fierce! Well, this year … Continue reading

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