My husband was performing some music at our former school’s spring fair.
I knew I’d need to find something sedentary to entertain myself if the activity got to be too much, so I took my sketch kit… sure enough, I started to wilt. We made our circuit of the stalls in fits and starts before deciding that was enough activity.
We found a nice spot in front of the main building and the stage, and sat down. I pulled out my sketching kit, ready to do a nice painting of the scene … and discovered I didn’t have my watercolours! I’d cleaned them up and forgotten to put them back. So… pen sketch it is.
I got one of the sets of windows wrong, but other than that, I’m pleased with how it turned out. That building is a nightmare to draw!
After the fair, we came home to rest some more. I still felt like painting, and the weather was nice, so I sat/lay on the floor of my room, with the door wide open, and painted my view.
I’ve been wanting to paint this one for ages. I love how the roses drape around the trees.
I really like how well I captured the shapes of the hammock. And the orange lichen. And the 3 dimensionality of the trees. Even the fence. I tried to get some depth into it, but I struggled a bit there.
What should I paint/draw next?