Getting ready for the show

Went to the park yesterday to dicuss preparations for my one night exhibition to be held on Monday October 24 from 6.30. I arrived about half an hour early for the meeting in the cafe so wandered into the Mediterranean garden to do this quick sketch of the ravishing autumn colours which were so intense…

Cafe Exhibition

On Monday 24th I will be showing my work for the Park in the Cafe there. It’s not an easy venue to mount an exhibition but I’ll do my best to put on a good show. If you are around that evening from 6.30 it would be great to see you as well as my invited…

Playing with pastels

I have recently bought a new  muli-media A3 sketch pad which is a soft brown colour and so far I like  it very much. I have been trying out pastels and today I did three quick studies in the park. Here they are along with  one I did earlier this week.

Autumn daze

I went to the park today armed with a new drawing pad and pastels. I will post the sketch I did another time but the stars of today’s show were definitely these teasels and  Michaelmas daisies. The sun was warm and the Park seemed in a daze, or was it me? ?

Gravel garden

Earlier I posted a photo of this in progress and here is the finished version. The canvas is jute and working on it has been a delightful experience as it won’t allow one to get too fiddly. The gravel garden was created  last year and the landscaping is coming on nicely.