Spending the rest of today sketching and painting teazles

A friend wants me to teach her the basics of watercolour and is very drawn to teazles and all things hedgerow. My kind of subject! So today after sourcing many teazle images I am sketching out random shapes and forms from those collated. I am going to use the best one or ones to then create a simple watercolour lesson on how to execute them … Continue reading Spending the rest of today sketching and painting teazles

Sketching Geese in Pencil

This morning I had the urge to put pencil to paper and geese were on my mind. They appeal to me because of their associations with fairytales and golden eggs and a bit of magic. They also make good guard dogs and one once bit my father’s thumb really badly. I use big A3 pads of cheap paper from Poundstretcher etc so that when I … Continue reading Sketching Geese in Pencil