July 26, 2014

Drawing the city – an urban sketching experience

This week I was fortunate enough to attend a 3-day Drawing the City workshop at The Liverpool Tate, Albert Dock and what a gloriously sunny week we have had for it too! The workshop combined visits to 3 exhibitions: Mondrian and His Studios, Nasreen Mohamedi and Claude Peront with an excellent Urban sketching event led…

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Filed under: Urban Sketching — Liz @ 5:13 pm
July 21, 2014

Watercolour beginnings

I have always had a soft spot for the look of watercolour painting -not the intricate and literal necessarily, but those raw images that are lively and loose, capturing the essence of a scene in an energetic flowing way, with vibrant colours bleeding into one another to create an impression.  Here are a selection of watercolours on…

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Filed under: Designers' guides & Design Process,Urban Sketching — Liz @ 6:10 am
July 12, 2014

Sculpture heaven

Whilst spending time on the West Coast of Wales recently, we stumbled upon this quirky, thought-provoking, out of the way place: SculptureHeaven. We nearly missed this one : it was nearing the end of our stay and the start of a surprisingly grey day (all the others had been sunny with blue skies, amazing for…

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Filed under: Garden & show visits — Liz @ 8:39 pm