Monthly Archives: June 2015

June 30

These very pink bramble flowers caught my eye because they were growing among some very grey/green grass, and I really liked the colours together.  

Collection of fish monotypes just completed

These prints will be exhibited in an exhibition with Sue Deakin entitled BLOOD FISH AND BONE at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen later in july.  

June 29

I thought it was about time that I did a drawing of Apple as she has been with me when I have done almost all of the drawings.   The only way I could get her to sit still was … Continue reading

June 28

I bought this Dahlia from Hill House nursery at Landscove at the weekend.  I don’t normally like Dahlias that much but I love the colour  of this one against the dark purple green of the leaves.   It looks wonderful … Continue reading

June 27

This is a very quick drawing of honeysuckle.  I passed a mass of it in the hedge and oh! The scent.  

June 26

Apple and I are sitting in the long grass in a lovely open area in the woods at the bottom of Lustleigh Cleave. We are surrounded by the bright yellow flowers of Hawkweed.   They seem to reflect the warmth … Continue reading

June 25

The river above Hisley bridge is lime green with the reflection of the sun through the trees.  Shadows are dark Indigo and burnt umber with gold patches where the light hits the water and reflects on the stones beneath the … Continue reading

June 24

When I sit on my garden seat I am surrounded by the large white poppy flowers of the Californian Poppy, Romneya.   They are magnificent, especially when seen against the light.  They have brilliant yellow centres. In the late afternoon … Continue reading

June 23

In Heytor quarry there are some lovely waterlilies in the pond and today a snake swimming around, probably a grass snake.   There are hundreds of tadpoles so probably it is interested in those.  I dropped my paintbrush in the … Continue reading

June 22

The bramble flowers are so white against the dark hedge and they are the most beautiful flowers.   If the quantity of flowers are indicative of the fruit crop then there will be a good harvest.