Bears, Black and Whites and Buxton

Welcome to Isla’s wonderful gallery. We have been lucky enough to have two walls at Isla’s lovely gallery in the Cavendish Arcade, Buxton.  This is the first time Tim and I have had a solo space of our own to fill.  The first pictures you will see are Tim’s wonderful black and white prints.  They…

Getting it wrong

My first version of the next part of the walk really didn’t work.  I can’t paint water particularly well as well as getting the horizon line too high.  So this got shelved and needed a lot of rethinking.  Anyway I am much happier with version two; now getting ready to follow the hunting owl.

Bears and more bears

I am beginning to think that there are bears lodged in my day dreams.  They seem to be a recurring theme in felt and paint at the moment.  The walk is still ongoing, though step five version one didn’t work so version two is on the board at the moment. I have taken a bit…

Bear hunt.

Not much writing, lots of painting.  I have really enjoyed these:  

Not much doodling going on

  Three weeks back into school and the pen gets a little slow.  There is only time for a few sketches and the odd pencil mark on this:

Falling in love again

Two Moleskine watercolour pads, jealously hoarded! The chance to fall in love again with drawing and painting.  And yes these are repeats of images shown before but then when you fall in love all over again you don’t mind repeats.

Bear in grass

The bear has had a lot of surface texture added, along with some free machine embroidery. Now onto the next part: tree trunks, flowers and final back lighting.