Just spotted the calendar (hi tech, me). So nearly failed to achieve my target of posting at least once a month.
I had to wait to publish my most recent work which is a painting of our local, the good old Ring O’Bells, Moorlinch. This was a wedding present for Trish and Clive the landlady and landlord, handed over at a wonderful party at the pub last Friday. I’m sure I was not alone in feeling I’d perhaps had too good a time on Saturday! (Actually I typed ‘satyrday’. That sounds like the title for a Nancy Farmer http://www.nancyfarmer.net Painting so I must suggest it to her).
Anyway it was a while since last ‘did’ the pub and it was quite difficult to avoid being spotted, but I think I got away with it:
A couple of weeks back I finally decided ‘it is what it is’ , photographed my latest version of ‘The impossible View’ (as described in my April post) also known as ‘Looking out out over the Levels,’ and took it off the stretching board:
I’m sure it won’t be the last time I’ll tackle this one!
I did discuss this project with a very sympathetic artist and her colleague who came to our Moorlinch Art Group and gave us a memorable workshop on creating sketchbooks: Sue Lewington and Jackie Hichens run excellent classes that really made us look differently on our sketchbooks http://www.travellingartclassesandholidays.co.uk
I couldn’t resist buying one of their handmade sketchbooks and ‘christened’ it straight away: