Monk’s Fishing House, Cong, Ireland

Monk’s Fishing House – Cong, Ireland Today has been a blessed “stay-at-home” day, doing only what “I want to do” stuff…(I love those days!) I went for a nice long walk with Captain Jack and D.O.G., and once again marvelled at how beautiful it is here, and how lucky I am to live in aContinue reading “Monk’s Fishing House, Cong, Ireland”

What I drew today

Sketches: Friday, June 17, 2011 So, this is what I did today. I had every intention of painting “en plein aire” today, and even packed up my easel, paint, a canvas, snacks and water…I was ready to go. My intended destination was Clayton Falls, a gorgeous waterfall just past Bella Coola. I headed to town,Continue reading “What I drew today”

What Are Little Girls Made Of?

What Are Little Girls Made Of? This poem was going through my head last night while I was thinking about what to sketch for my Sketchbook Project Moley…it’s not so easy to find things around the house to represent girls and boys. I need to exercise my imagination a bit more. Anyways, this is the result, allContinue reading “What Are Little Girls Made Of?”

These Old Shoes

These Old Shoes–Sketchbook Project Some more shoes….they’re fun to draw. Blank ballpoint with some blue details. They took about three hours. Funny, I have patience to work on a sketchbook picture that long, but a big painting on canvas? Not so much, lol! I suppose there’s always a feeling that the canvases are serious, tooContinue reading “These Old Shoes”

This Girl’s Shoes

Sketchbook Project- This Girl’s Shoes A new sketch for the Sketchbook Project.  This one was fun! I was inspired by Andrea Joseph and her wonderful shoes in ballpoint. I started out in black ballpoint, and then thought “they’re so colorful, I can’t leave that out”, so I did the color accents in colored pencil. TheseContinue reading “This Girl’s Shoes”