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Around the river-bend

  I did some outdoors sketching during a brief glimmer of sunshine, but the on-flowing mysteries past the broad river-bend were barred by a beaked guardian. Advertisements

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Brushstroke beasts

Spontaneous monsters took over a page of random brushstrokes. They’re mostly ok except for three, one of which will eat all the stamps it can find, while another has a habit of putting your shoes outside when it’s raining. The third won’t really do … Continue reading

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Foxes in gouache

These two appeared spontaneously straight onto paper in paint, apparently full of purpose. Who knows where they’re off to, in their fancy cloaks made of gouache.. Really fun to finally be doing more gouache painting!

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New friends

Some new Winsor & Newton colours, inherited from my grandmother, who was a fantastic artist. ‘Bea, je bent gek’ (you’re crazy!) is what in all likelihood her comment on this lot would be. Heh! I’m probably going to make a … Continue reading

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sketchbook trees

More campus trees in pen and watercolour, drawn in a little courtyard where other students practised dance moves of all kinds in a rare moment of sunshine. I’ve just about finished my sketchbook! Argh!

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Honey Sale!

The sign I made for my amazing aunt and uncle, who have made beautiful honey, which is for sale.

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Colour chart (with bats)

Opening my watercolour set and unwrapping each colour was the closest I came to feeling like a dragon discvering a hoard of jewel-covered chocos. Here is the first thing I made with them, my (tiny as usual) chart to help … Continue reading

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