Tag Archives: Sketching

28 Drawings Later – Half-Time Reflection

Note: My links do not have a green thing next to them. Those are the WordPress adverts. I’m currently taking part in the activities of a Facebook group called 28 Drawings Later who are encouraging people to draw every day … Continue reading

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Urban Sketching In Manchester

Today I went on an Urban Sketchcrawl in Manchester city centre. As you may remember I tried to organise a series of walks with a sketchbook eighteen months ago, one of the wettest summers in recent memory. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Life Drawing With Julia

I did some life drawing this evening in Horwich (near Bolton) organised by Julia Entwistle who I mentioned in connection with the Delicieux Fair. This is the second time I’ve been. I wasn’t happy with my drawings the first time, … Continue reading

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Sketching at Manchester Museum

Until my recent visit to it on the Manchester Art Walk, I was not aware of Manchester Museum. Yesterday I went there asketching. It is a normal sort of museum in that it has fossils and bones and stuffed animals … Continue reading

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My First OCA Assessment Piece!

As you may know, I’m doing a distance learning course in drawing with the Open College of the Arts (OCA). Most of my work is published on my online log book “The Milkman Goes To College” but yesterday I drew … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Project

Originally posted on mags phelan:
Thought this might be of interest to others on Drawing 1 – a blog post on the recent London exhibition of books from The Sketchbook Project.  What a brilliant idea! http://colourliving.co.uk/the-sketchbook-project

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Two Award Nominations. Thank you!

Earlier this week I was nominated by Jenny for the One Lovely Blog Award. I met Jenny in person earlier this year at an Art Fair near Blackpool. Two days later I was nominated for exactly the same award by … Continue reading

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Draw Out 2 – A Cunning Plan!

There are holes in the sky Where the rain gets in But they’re ever so small That’s why the rain is thin. Spike Milligan “In England, Sunday should be renamed ‘Rain-like-every-other-day’.” Ivo Karlovic, Croatian tennis player “I’m getting p***ed off … Continue reading

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Draw Out 1 – The Inaugural Walk

After talking the talk for some weeks, today was the day I had to walk the walk! Sandwiched between heavy rain last week and the promise of more rain next week we had a splendid sunny day for our first … Continue reading

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