The mystery of the unobtainable sketchbooks

I’ve finished my latest sketch diary, depicting our eight-day holiday in Devon and Somerset earlier this year. I’ll be sharing it on here soon, as soon as I’ve scanned it, and fixed a couple of pages where the wording isn’t laid out in a very readable way. Such are the perils of drawing on theContinue reading “The mystery of the unobtainable sketchbooks”

Finally: my Frome holiday sketch diary

Well, this has to be some kind of record: I’ve only just finished my holiday sketch diary, 22 days after returning home. I think we can safely say that it’s time for another holiday now! I’ve been thinking about why it’s taken so long, and my best guess is that I broke my own guidelinesContinue reading “Finally: my Frome holiday sketch diary”

Jersey holiday sketch diary

Two holidays in a year? That’s unusual for us, but we couldn’t turn down the chance of a good cheap break when some friends offered us the use of their house. And you know what holidays mean – sketch diaries. It’s been a good year for them, what with our week in Bath and thenContinue reading “Jersey holiday sketch diary”

A Bath holiday sketch diary

We’ve just returned from a family holiday in Bath, Somerset. One of the things I enjoy most about going on holiday is having the luxury of time to draw – I kept a sketch diary while I was there. Click each page to see it at a readable size. Day 1: The journey Key learning:Continue reading “A Bath holiday sketch diary”