It’s cold here again, so a time for cosying up this weekend. Cats have the right idea. A quick drawing, but it captured the essence. Always good to seize the moment. This sleeping cat is another one I did a little while ago.
And a date for your diary, for when the weather’s (hopefully) warmer. I’m a member of the Art of Gwynngala group and we’re having a showing of paintings, sculpture and ceramics at the Cowslip Workshop near Launceston in North Cornwall over Easter, 19 – 28 April, 10-4 daily. There’s a lovely cafe there, next to the exhibition space, and a textile studio/shop. So if you’re in the area, please come over for coffee or lunch and have a browse. There’s a Meet the Makers event on Saturday 20 April 12 – 2 pm, too. Hope to see you there.
St Ives Beach
- The colours – blue-filled sky, pearly aqua sea, shining soft sand. So alluring.
- The railway (and that it has a railway – and a station!).
- The galleries and artwork (much of it in the town, free to view). I always see wonderful things and always return inspired.
St Ives Society of Artists Exhibition
Dunderhole Point, Tintagel – Watercolour Sketch
Trebarwith and Beyond – Colour Sketch (11×8 ins/ 28×20 cm)
Sorry for the break – it’s been a time of sporadic posting lately. I’ve been doing some translating, which I love! I’ve translated a chapter of a new German book into English, no less! So the painting has taken a back seat. But I’m back now. I’m exhibiting in a group show with Art of Gwynngala in mid-April and hoping to have an Open Studio event in May, so will need to have some paintings ready for then.
I came across this sketch while doing some clutter clearing yesterday. It was done en plein aire, one summer’s day, from above Trebarwith beach in Cornwall. I’ve come across some lovely little sketches in the archives. So I’ll post them here over the next few weeks. Hope you enjoy them.
And belated happy Women’s Day for yesterday.
Saw some beautiful pots, vessels, birds and flowers at the Cornwall Ceramics and Glass Group show at the Castle Gallery, Bude. I feasted my eyes. And a chat with a fellow artist showed me the way forward. That can often happen when you go and see art. The show’s on til 7 March, if you’re nearby.
Noticing. Four holes in a garden wall. Wondered what they were for. Now each houses a snail, or two. Or a few. Lots of wall and hedge clearing going on here. Changes the view.