This part of my blog is all about the things I collect or the things I make myself. I love so many things, I paint and draw and want to learn oils and pastels. I knit and crochet but want to learn tatting. I embroider and can turn my hand to most things given a chance. So much still to learn and do. I live in hope of some day reading all my books, learning all I want to learn and now I am learning to blog. You will often find my original poems, poor as they are I offer them here. I also appreciate other people art and will feature things I find that I have enjoyed. That includes pictures of fairies and fantasy or maybe just anything beautiful.
I try to use my own photo's as much as possible, sometimes I borrow from the web. If I inadvertently use your picture without giving credit, please do let me know and I will either credit or remove it, I hope you will do the same with mine.
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Back to the sketch book..................

I got back to drawing and watercolour. I did not like using pencils. This book was not for paint but in the end I did it anyway so the pages are wrinkled. Still it's not for anyone but me. I have enjoyed doing faces and like flowers. I see a picture and draw it. Its just practice for me. I will just post what I have done mainly without comment. If anyone views this remember, this is just an idea book and practice.
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I am trying to loosen up and make my drawings more fluid, not so stiff. They don't need to be realistic for these exercizes.
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The trouble with a sketchbook is if its a crappy picture you are pretty much stuck with it.
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Before I am done with the book I put in quotes and will go back and fill in empty pages and spots that can use more on them.
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Sorry there was so much this time. I have not done this for some times.
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Thank goodness,that's it for today. I have this many again waiting to be painted. I won't wait so long next time though. They always look better in the book than they do here. I will have to stop doing this and work on some actual pictures. Then I will have to do a better job.


  1. I find them charming a very good effort.

  2. Good for you Janice, and thank you so much for coming to see me on my blog. I'm doing alright, and will be here again.


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