Tag: lake district
This Easter we went to see my parents in the Lake District and managed to coincide our visit to also see my sister and her family and one of my brothers and his family too, so the girls had lots of cousin time! The hot water broke down at my parents house while we were…
Summer already feels like a lifetime ago, but here is my cartoon recap of our 3-week mini tour of the UK to see friends and family. My memories of it are a bit marred by the fact we caught Covid at some point near the end of the holiday, and we did end up spending…
I haven’t painted or written anything in a long time now because at the end of February our youngest daughter got very ill with some horrendous gastro bug and had to spend 3 nights in hospital on a drip, and then ten days after getting out of hospital for that she slipped in the playground…
Messing around in the ‘studio’ with my daughter
In September 2018 we demolished our old asbestos ridden garage and turned it into a new half bikes & gardening stuff storage space half art studio for myself and our daughters. Peach at 16 months old is a bit too young yet to do any painting, but because of the bonus half term week that…
The Autumn colours are coming out in all their glory at the moment! It was beautiful over at Chateau La Hulpe in October, and up in the Lake District last weekend. I’m still using the blobs – mainly because as well as giving a pleasing effect they are also quite quick to do which means…
My parents have moved back to the Lakes up North in England and are so happy in their new home! I visited them for a couple of weeks last month, so I still have more paintings that I want to do of the area and their view especially, but here are my first few attempts..
While living in Hong Kong I started doing landscape and cityscape sketches, always with a couple of dragons lurking in the distance..