Category Archives: Art

Mural painting.

13°C, heavy showers. Just in time for memorial Sunday, I was given a day to get this mural painted at work. They’re having a kind of parents’ evening and the head decided it would be good to have the mural … Continue reading

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Art fix

17°C, sun and heavy showers. Tate Gallery, Liverpool. They’re showing Egon Sheile and some other stuff from their modern collection. This is what they said about the sculpture above: Louise Bourgeois 1911-2010 Mamelles 1991, cast 2001 Rubber, fibreglass and wood … Continue reading

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Up and Down the seawall.

12°C, white cloud with brisk SW breeze. Dry. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 17.94km, time: 01:15:37, pace: 4:13min/km, speed: 14.24km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2856106942 I ventured out onto the mudflats to investigate some jetsam. This is an excellent route to take … Continue reading

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In the neighbourhood..

7°C, brisk SE, building rain. Marshside Beach only 1km from my new house. Between here and my place are some brackish lagoons administered by the RSPB. What a bleak and melancholic day. This panorama shows the empty feel of the … Continue reading

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Another A6 sketch.

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

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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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