13/30 – Primroses card II

When I’m drawing I feel a little closer to the way birds navigate when flying, or to hares finding shelter if pursued, or to fish knowing where to spawn, or trees finding a way to the light, or bees constructing their cells. John Berger “Bento’s...

Reflections

Another meeting of Melbourne Urban Sketchers group. This time next to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Winsor & Newton Cotman watercolour sketch of Polly Woodside ship in Moleskine watercolour sketchbook (Landscape 21×13 cm) While drawing Polly...

The quote for the year

I stopped doing new years resolutions few years ago as I hardly ever attempted to implement them and it always seemed to me more natural to start a change at the time when I felt the need for it, not on the first of January. However at about the same time I came...

Everything worth drawing

There are enough ideas, images, symbols, and experiences in your head already to work with for a lifetime.  It’s a little like having a car with an unpredictable battery, though.  Sometimes you get in and it starts right up.  Other times, especially if it has...

Quote

Miss Tick sniffed. “You could say this advice is priceless,” she said, “Are you listening?” “Yes,” said Tiffany. “Good. Now…if you trust in yourself…” “Yes?” “…and believe in your dreams…” “Yes?” “…and follow your star…” Miss Tick...