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Another A6 sketch.

​ A 6 paper. About 20 minutes plus a few revisits. Advertisements

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Haven’t done one of these for ages.

HB propelling pencil onto 26 book.

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HDR on a phone.

10°C, cloudy, mostly dry. No ride today as I’m fighting off a cold. There is a pattern this winter, no blockbuster colds. Instead, I have these days where I feels oncoming, but then fades away again. Today, I downloaded an … Continue reading

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School art.

Ball-point pen drawing, set as a homework to year 8 (12-13 year old) class.  They have rules limiting the time spent on homework, but these girls have spent well over an hour on these pieces.​ The homework was set in … Continue reading

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Earache, and storm Kate.

8°C, strong SW, heavy long showers and some sunny passages. No cycling. Not well enough to ride today. It’s doesn’t seem so bad when the weather is this bad. Here is a sketch from Friday’s training day . Meeting minutes.

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Drawing is frightening.

10°C, stormy rain. In a hotel in Wilmslow. Drawing makes your mind run at double-speed, you get hot and will have to take a layer off. No inconvenience imposed on a sitter there. No reference either. Too many espresso coffees … Continue reading

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End of the day.

13°C, sunny with easterly breeze. Drawing: put something, anything between work and bed in the evening. Tiny A6 sketchbook with a cheap propelling pencil. The paper isn’t really this sallow.

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35 minutes of my life.

Heavy rain showers, S breeze. 16°C. No cycling. I have a cold, so did some drawing tonight. A6 sketchbook with HB pencil. It took about half an hour. Played Max Richter for about 2 sides. It came out alright didn’t … Continue reading

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I’m the rusty one.

17°C, bright, warm and sunny. Drawing while I wait for a visitor. Boy, do I feel rusty. That feeling of edge-of-the-seat fear that it will come out badly drives you on. I need to do this more often.

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Disappointed.

2°C, rain then dry. Talking to a class of 11 year olds today in a lesson on sensors. I asked them what devices they have at home with a sensor. The usual burglar alarms and security lights. Then one told … Continue reading

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