Month: July 2012

Look what the cat brought in…

A happy ending to the juvenile thrush that Jeremy (the cat) brought in. The next day she was sitting up and raring to go (unlike the previous cat-incumbent, who has flown onto the other side during the night). We took her into the field and found a hidden bed of grass to let her into. Then on Friday, the puppy…

Life Drawing for its own sake

Yesterday I attended a Life Drawing class in Papcastle, and the unusual thing was that I was there as a “drawer” only, rather than a tutor. I have been teaching Life Drawing since 2004 and thoroughly enjoy it but the opportunity to draw and specifically not teach was one of the reasons I decided to play with my Inktense pencils…

CSI @ Alnwick Garden

A friend’s daughter’s birthday was spent at the inspirational Alnwick Garden; my first visit there as well. Beautiful and restful yet exciting and mesmerising and contemplative and so well thought out with vista after vista opening up round each bend or turn you make. I took some of my little people, whom are currently called But Perfectly Formed (thanks Spot!)…

A Major Scale

I have been collecting these tiny folk for about two or three years now ever since I came across the artist Slinkachu and his Little People. Have since found out that other artists make “Microworlds” and have wandered off on a path of my own…