Winter is creeping in, a bit of respite from the increasingly early dark nights are the light mornings and our 21st wedding anniversary.
From the Small Window Garden
Everything has shed or is shedding leaves – the colours are glorious and the birds are still chirping away. We have three of four Blackbirds, some Jackdaws, Robins, Sparrows, Collared Doves and Wood Pigeons mostly. Here are three ‘views’ mostly located in the veg plot/fruit section. Watercolour and Inktense on Langton 300gsm.
Frog Pond and Compost Bin!
It has been a quiet month really, I made a new set of cards on an Autumn theme and started work on my ‘Sand Etchings’ from photographs by the talented Hilary Robinson over there in New Zealand. I intend to actually etch them, these are the watercolour preparatory sketches.
A major bit of excitement was the Whitby Art Society on our drawing Fun Day. Lots of talented young artist and parents visited us at Pannett Park. There were a variety of activities for them to experience. I made folded books on a Haunted House and Haunted Forest theme. I also bought some brilliant plain card cut out figures (15 for £1!) from Wilko’s, which were quickly transformed into Pumpkin People, Dracula, Vampire Mermaids etc. It was an exhausting day – I couldn’t do this for a week anymore!!
Going to take the Edgelands exhibition down tonight – it has been very well received with some sales too.
Submitted three pieces for the Ferens 2020 Open – waiting to hear.