This series could go on for a while – definitely has some benefits in addition to the sketching! This time an Italian gin – Malfy, perfect for the summer. I opted for the Sicilian pink grapefruit and rhubarb flavour, think I’ll try the lemon when I next find it in store. Flavour wise its a really nice gin – not too sweet and very smooth … Continue reading Gin Series No.9
Believe it or not today is supposedly National Parma Violets day so what better theme for a sketch than the sugary, floral sweeties. Continue reading Happy Parma Violets Day!
I haven’t done one of these for a while but spotted a grainy photo on Facebook thats doing the rounds – along the lines of…”This will only make sense to those in the late 40s or over 50s”. It made me smile and brought back memories of taping the Sunday chart show. Continue reading Throwback Thursday
Back to the basics today with a pencil sketch. Continue reading Daily Doodle
Just a quick watercolour sketch today – the collection of pencils currently in a pot in my art room. Various sizes based on use and different brands and different colours. Continue reading Daily Doodle – Pencils
drawing a faces again. This time a better likeness of the person in the photograph although the eyes aren’t right Continue reading Just Practising….
A slightly different style from my Mini Sketch Monday drawings and not so mini Continue reading Not so Mini Sketch Monday
After Friday’s camera doodle I remembered how much I loved drawing cameras and as I’d found quite a few photos of beautiful cameras on Pinterest I thought I’d do another one. I am working on a few paintings this weekend in my art room but they aren’t quite finished yet so will post those over the next few weeks once I’ve completed them. I’ve really … Continue reading Camera Series No.20
I haven’t done one of these for a while so I’d dive back in with a camera sketch. I opted to sketch with pen from the start rather than planning it out in pencil. This approach usually results in a bit of wobbly drawing but it seems to give the final image a bit of a fresher look which I like and there too much … Continue reading Camera Series No.19
One of my favourite Gins today – Hendricks, but not the most colourful for sketching. I love the quirky designs the brand uses to promote this gin and the fact that they’ve stuck with the medicinal style bottle. Continue reading Ice and a Slice? Gin Series No.4