There is a sign on the bathroom wall where I am staying – giving advice about how to save water. That’s where the title for this sketch comes from…I hope I don’t have to say more. Sometimes when things seem to just line up right, I have the urge to draw them…this was one of those moments.
Another beach drawing done at the end of my long walk last Sunday. I’ve seen many paintings on line, of sunsets, but this is my first. As I only sketch in-situ I don’t get many opportunities! Naturally this was painted very quickly as it soon got dark. If you are wondering about the title, the beach is called Pelican Beach.
On Sunday I took a long looping walk up towards the end of the island, past lots of expensive villas and new developments, and then back down the beach. I drew this sketch at the point where I couldn’t walk any further.
Here is the first of my weekend sketches – done just at the edge of Grace Bay, after taking a long walk along the beach. Struggling to get to grips with painting the sand!
Here is another sketch done in the morning before going to work – just standing at the kitchen sink, looking out the kitchen window at my landlady’s garden. Trying to get my foliage more leafy in this one!
I haven’t posted one of these little videos for a long time and have many more sketchbooks to make little clips of. Nice to look back at these though!
This might seem like an odd title, but I find sketching a meditative process – I concentrate fully on the act of seeing and representing what I see, on paper. Although I am looking more closely at the world around me, it takes me away from worldly worries. I did this one in the morning before going to work.
Here is just a quick drawing done at the close of the day – I didn’t have time to sketch in the morning…but just a little doodle in the evening keeps me going creatively!
Sketching in the morning before going to work again – good therapy to calm my mind. This is the second car I’ve rented this trip – the first one stuttered when I put my foot on the gas and then that dreaded warning light appeared on the dashboard. The rental company quickly swapped it for this one.
Here is another drawing from the weekend – drawn at the end of the day after having been working…but still having the drive to do a bit of drawing.