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We popped into Cockermouth Art and Craft today, they stock Colour Sketch – Lake District, and Paula showed us her version of Blea Tarn: in watercolour. I like it. Paula gave us a tip too: use masking tape to stick your sketch sheet to a board if your doing watercolour, it will keep the sheet […]
Colour Sketch – Lake District
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Pen and Ink 100 Year Stone
Available now in Cumbria. 8 hand-drawn sketches of Lake District landscapes, printed in light grey for you to colour and explore your style as you wish: watercolour, acrylic, pencil, pen and ink…. (see the back cover below for the locations). See examples on my drawing page. This is a limited run. It’s our first run […]
Lake District: UNESCO World Heritage Site
The 100 Year Stone on Derwentwater, sculpted by Peter Randall-Page, is a cleft boulder of Borrowdale volcanic rock commemorating the centenary of the founding of the National Trust in 1895 and its inspiration in the Lake District. Here’s my drawing of it in pen and ink, showing the progress of a faint outline to the […]
Read The Guardian’s article here
We were in Low Wood near Loughrigg Tarn in the Lake District yesterday. The bluebells are at their best just now. The bluebell was voted Britain’s favourite wild flower in a survey in 2015 by charity Plantlife. When you take a walk in the woods and see that wonderful combination of sunlight and dapple shade, […]
Day one of setting up a WordPress website. If you’ve found my website already – well done! But bear with me, there’s a lot to learn.