Monthly Archives: July 2015

“Have You Been to New Zealand?”

I have just listened to Marc Maron interview Sir Ian McKellen on Maron’s podcast “WTF”(Episode 621, 20th July 2015).  Here is a snippet of their conversation which I faithfully wrote down in my journal. Sir Ian McKellen: “Have you been to … Continue reading

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Art Essentials for a Winter Trip

  When travelling in winter it is good to be prepared for being stuck indoors.   Far more important than packing clothes (though they ARE important) are the items which will keep an artist sane when away from her studio; … Continue reading

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Amethyst

Did I say I was going to draw this twice?  I promised I would draw it on two different papers in my last post Spot the Difference. What came to pass was that I finished the drawing on the Velin BFK … Continue reading

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Spot the Difference

I have not used my new paper, Velin BFK Rives, very much yet.  After two drawings which succeeded, I fell off my horse (so to speak) with the one below. Though I may have sounded gung ho in my post … Continue reading

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