Monthly Archives: July 2016

#Sketchaday8: Let sleeping babies lie

This drawing was made at the end of the day, after we tried taking Leo for a picnic at Blanket Creek. We hoped he’d enjoy the fresh air and sunshine, but he grizzled most of the time and his parents … Continue reading

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#Sketchaday7: exploring Revelstoke and discovering a kindred soul

Today we walked the length and breadth of Revelstoke, exploring every street for visual potential. It was Art and Gardens day, but we weren’t able to follow the whole trail as we couldn’t find anywhere to buy tickets. As it … Continue reading

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#Sketchaday6: Change of weather

After two days of brilliant sunshine and temperatures reaching 29 degrees C, today was overcast and windy. At around 7.30am each morning, as the sun comes over the mountain, we see this little squirrel in the garden. This morning it … Continue reading

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#Sketchaday5:getting to grips with mountains

Although many of Revelstoke’s houses are extremely picturesque, others have a comfortable slightly down at heel aspect, declaring to the world that they don’t care about looking glamorous when they are surrounded by such dramatic backdrops. Our next door neighbour’s … Continue reading

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#Sketchaday4:Revelstoke, BC, Canada

I finally arrived at my destination 24 hours later than planned, after 5 flights,2 taxi rides and an unscheduled overnight stay in Sydney, which all started with fog on the runway at Sydney airport… but let’s forget about that, and … Continue reading

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Sketchaday, Adelaide to Revelstoke 2016

I recently discovered the web page Urban Sketchers  its corresponding Facebook page. I was delighted to see that a practice I have neglected in recent years because of the ease and convenience of i… Source: Sketchaday, Adelaide to Revelstoke 2016

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Sketchaday, Adelaide to Revelstoke 2016

I recently discovered the web page  its corresponding Facebook page:  was delighted to see that a practice I have neglected in recent years because of the ease and convenience of iPhones is now not… Source: Sketchaday, Adelaide to Revelstoke 2016

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Drawing for the Terrified – and Not so Terrified

Download the latest schedule here:Schedule for Drawing Classes, August to December 2016 Julia Wakefield In 1992, I was asked to devise a drawing course for beginners at a further education college … Source: Drawing for the Terrified – and Not … Continue reading

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Drawing for the Terrified – and Not so Terrified

Download the latest schedule here: Schedule for Drawing Classes, August to December 2016 Julia Wakefield Source: Drawing for the Terrified – and Not so Terrified

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Drawing from a Sculpture

I recommend this to anyone who wants to practise portrait drawing. Continue reading

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