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A Little Sketchbook of Footwear

I am trying to catch up with blog posts about my sketchbooks! This one is all about shoes, boots etc, and was done at the beginning of the year.
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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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Recent Artwork

I’ve been very lax with my blog these last few months, but I have been busy doing lots of art.

Siamese
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Watercolour Sketchbook

It’s been a while since I’ve done a blog post, mostly because I have been rather obsessed with painting watercolours. In the past I have been a little scared of watercolour paints, because they can be unpredictable and it can be difficult to correct mistakes. However, I love the look of watercolours, especially with pen or ink, and I’ve been inspired by Alisa Burke who runs an online watercolour class.

Watercolour Sketchbook
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In this heart

In this heart lies for you
A lark born only for you
Who sings only to you
My love
My love
My love

– Sinead O’Connor

I’ve been a bit preoccupied with hearts lately…drawing them, painting them, collaging them. I like creating the shape of a heart, freehand, quick and spontaneous, and then filling it with colour, texture and pattern.

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