Month: October 2012

Looking for a way forward

A Little Stream near Ambleside I did this last night and it set me thinking about what it is we try to do when we make a painting or drawing. What are we aiming for? How do we choose what to depict? What are we trying to “say”, if anything? I was walking the dogs past a little stream we…

Shh. That time of year cards…

It’s only October – but thinking ahead and here is the beginning of two things. Firstly, one of my Christmas Card designs (although you wont find this wee chap anywhere else as he has been exquisitely hand-made by the eagle-sighted Gavin Pollock) and secondly the start of a new joint project involving the Wee Folk, henceforth known as the La’l…

The Big Draw

The Big Draw has started in Cumbria! It’s actually started everywhere as it is a national event, taking place every October. There are several events across Cumbria, taking place in schools, village halls, museums, outdoor centres, libraries and even an aquarium! I only wish I could attend them all! Penrith has Eden Arts using the Soup Shop in the Devonshire…