Tag: drawing

The Wee Drawing That Changed My Course

The Wee Drawing That Changed My Course

Earlier this year I experienced a turning point in my art. I’m not sure I was aware of it at the time. Perhaps I had an inkling that something had shifted, but it’s not till now that I see when it happened. I was on…

Hello Deer At The Rock Trust Exhibition And Auction

Hello Deer At The Rock Trust Exhibition And Auction

Tomorrow, Friday 23rd June 2017, sees the start of the Rock Trust Postcard Art Exhibition and Auction and I am very excited to be a part of it. Money raised from the sale of my framed piece, Hello Deer Original Sketch, will go to the…

Pigeons In The City

Pigeons In The City

In one of my recent blog posts, The Beauty In The Ordinary, I mentioned I was studying and sketching pigeons. It has been so much fun. This past week I had to submit some of my work from this term to my art tutor since…

Waiting: A Poem About A Gull

Waiting: A Poem About A Gull

The other week I put out a request on my Facebook page for some title suggestions for one of my pen and ink wildlife drawings. I called it Friday Fun. I didn’t expect to get so many wonderful suggestions! It thrilled me to bits. I…

Landmarks, Landscape And Language

Landmarks, Landscape And Language

Since the beginning of 2016 I have been inspired to re-visit and re-commit to a creative, writing project that in turn has led me to embarking on a couple of new creative projects focused on Landmarks, Landscape and Language. Three years ago I went on…

From Sketch to Framed

From Sketch to Framed

Here is a recent art project I worked on – another wildlife illustration – and the finished artwork was given to my mum as a present. She loved it as robins mean something special to her. It was such a joy and a pleasure working…

Nature Art

Nature Art

I love nature and I love art, and I seem to love combining the two! It is one of my favourite subjects to draw. I am always inspired by nature and wildlife. Here are some examples of recent artwork I have done, just for fun…

Owl-icious

Owl-icious

Recently, I was working on my art course assignments when I went off on a creative tangent. As I was sketching and wondering what subject to draw, I remembered a picture of an owl in a magazine I’d purchased and which had drawn my attention.…

A Course in Art

A Course in Art

Last month I started a distance learning art course in illustrations and since then I have been busy sketching, drawing and submitting my work for feedback. Here are some examples of the sketches and drawings that I have done during my ‘play-time’. The above were…