16. 01. 2016

Waiting in line

Waiting in queues used to drive me insane – and that was only because I had to wait. And wait. And wait.  It has been at least a month and a bit since...

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02. 01. 2016

Sketchbook travel on the plane

Man, I could so do with a holiday. This time last year, we were heading towards wintry New York, and boy did I have to brace myself for a long haul flight from...

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12. 09. 2015

Streets of Rome

This is an oldie – I always meant to draw it and I never quite had the amount of time to dedicate to drawing it the way I wanted.  This is walking through the...

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12. 09. 2015

Sleeping dog

My sleeping dog is such fun to draw. I know he can wake up at any time, but while he is sleeping peacefully, I manage to do a complete drawing and watercolour finish before...

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09. 08. 2015

Practising with boats

Water is fluid and elusive, but such a joy to paint if you can get it right.

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26. 06. 2015

McDougall Homestead

There is a quaint little homestead not far away – home to some local community group  meetings as well as an overseer of some speccy community gardens.  I didn’t bring my watercolour sketchbook...

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13. 05. 2015
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A bottle of water with two glasses and a pot plant

I don’t often sit in waiting rooms because there are plenty of things I would rather be doing. But having said that, it was good to be able to take a moment while...

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19. 04. 2015
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Buddha’s Birthday & Multicultural Festival 2015

Buddha’s Birthday and Multicultural Festival was organised by Buddha’s Light International Association of WA and the Fo Guang Shan Temple of WA.  I’ve had the privilege of spending some time in town today and I...

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17. 04. 2015
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Sketching in Kimmswick

Sketching at sub-zero is definitely a challenge, but sketching in Kimmswick, Missouri is definitely a treat.  Nothing like a bit of Christmas sketching the other side of the world with my talented cousin.

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14. 04. 2015

Happy belated Easter

… look what the Easter bunny brought in from our organic kitchen garden!  

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28. 03. 2015
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Breakfast sketch at my local

Breakfast is normally a sedate affair, as we usually drag ourselves into a cafe after the excesses of the previous night (maybe).  We love a good cafe, and I love a challenge of...

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24. 03. 2015

NYC Times Square

 It felt like NYC that day was wet and all the colours in Times Square seemed to melt into each other. I hope that this captured the feeling of the day. Although it was...

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23. 03. 2015
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Walking around in NYC

This post is slightly overdue but I’ve been trying to catch up with my day job since coming back from holidays.  It has been such a whirlwind trip that I almost forgot about...

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29. 12. 2014

Cold day

Freezing in 0 degrees Celcius. Missouri, USA  

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29. 12. 2014

House on a hill

    Plein air watercolour in 0 degrees Celcius. That’s a first!    

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