A Little Sketchbook of Fruit

Over the last couple of months, I have been doing little watercolour and pen sketches in various sketchbooks based around different themes. They really help me to start my day as I tend to do them in the morning. My go to watercolours is the “Sakura Koi Watercolors Pocket Field Sketch Box” and my favourite pens (at the moment, because I’m a fickle little bunny) are Sakura Pigma Microns (and no, I’m not affiliated to Sakura in any way).

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InkTober 2015

During the month of October, I took part in the InkTober drawing challenge…one ink drawing a day, every day during the whole month…31 days, 31 drawings.

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30 Day Sketchbook Challenge (September)

I enjoyed doing the Artworks Studio sketchbook challenge so much in August, that I did another one in September, with my youngest doing a list of things for me to sketch, and then choosing which one I did each day.

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30 Day Sketchbook Challenge (August)

During the month of August I took part in the 30 Day Sketchbook Challenge, run by Artworks Studio to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

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GoGo Dragons in Norwich

A few weeks ago, we went to Norwich for the day to find some dragons…GoGo Dragons, to be exact…there are 84 of these art sculptures across the city. Obviously, we weren’t able to see all of them, but we managed a good number…38!

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Shaun in the City: The Farmer’s Lost Sheep

This last trail of Shaun in the City took us from one end of London to the other, from Paddington via St James’s Park, to Canary Wharf.

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Shaun in the City: Timmy’s Trail

Last week, we not only did Timmy’s Trail but also The Farmer’s Lost Sheep of Shaun in the City. It made for a rather long but enjoyable day. The photos on this post are from Timmy’s Trail, which took us from the London Eye to Covent Garden.

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Shaun in the City: Bitzer’s Trail

Our third Shaun in the City trail, Bitzer’s Trail, took us from the Shard, along the River Thames, across Tower Bridge, and into the City.

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Shaun in the City: Shirley’s Trail

We did another Shaun in the City trail last week, which took us from Bankside, to St Paul’s Cathedral, right through to the Barbican.

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Shaun in the City: Shaun’s Trail

Hooray, another set of outdoor sculptures to find…this time Shaun the Sheep (created by Aardman) is popping up all across London in a project called Shaun in the City. Last Thursday, we did the first one, Shaun’s Trail, which took us from Oxford Circus, down Regent Street, through Piccadilly Circus, China Town, Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square, and finishing at the Mall.

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