Sunday, July 27, 2014

Plein Air Painting

Oil on canvas 12" x16"
My poor painting got accidentally "wiped off" in the wet panel box.
I had a pad of Frederick Watercolour Canvas that I love to paint on in there, and I didn't see that it was on the same spot as where I was putting my finished painting. The painting got wiped going in, and coming out........ I was liking it too, and I put some serious time into making the rocks look like rocks. Ah the joys of plein air painting eh.  Must say, this is growing on me though.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tuesday Sketchout.

Pen and wash - 11" x 14" Holcroft Sketchbook

Colour added on site

Mail Art Envelope

Mail Art card

Part of the Memorial Park Entrance, a quick sketch to kill time :-)

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Sketching with a friend for Sketchbook Skool

Leeanne and I decided to go to lunch at the French Twist in Bulimba.  What a delightful place for a meal.  We shared a frittata and salad, and it was heavenly.  After eating we sketched for our homework on Sketchbook Skool

It was a fun 3 hours.  We were surprised that we were there that long, and the staff were so wonderful to us.  They even let us stay after they had closed and were cleaning up, so we could finish our sketches.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Sketching my favourite hat!

6" x 8" Sketchbook
Sketched over a gouache ground, using No's 3 and 5 uni pen, white charcoal, and a light wash of watercolour.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Sketching with the Brisbane Urban Sketchers

Sketching at The Brisbane Museum
The Old Museum was originally called the Exhibition Building and Concert Hall. It was built in 1891 for the Queensland National Agricultural and Industrial Association after Brisbane's first exhibition building, which had occupied the land, was destroyed by fire on 13 June 1888.

Lunchtime sketch

Built 1930-31 it is art deco in style features a commanding facade that was designed by the Brisbane architectural firm of T.R. Hall and L.B. Phillips, who also designed the Brisbane City Hall

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Sketching at Memorial Park South Brisbane

Clock tower on top of South Brisbane Town Hall.  It is now the administration building for the girls school, Sommerville House

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