Abstract

I saw a window, where a part of it had changing shadows. I played around with some of the lines and forms and added colours.  More playing might follow!
Water colour pencils, 14 by 19.5cm
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View from Brighton pier

I was standing on New Brighton pier looking out towards Sumner. The sun shone on the sea. The different
bands of colour in the water intrigued me: where the sand shone through the colour changed and on the
beach was lots of white from the waves. I did a pen sketch at the pier and added the wash at home.

Pen and wash, 16 by 12cm

View of the hills from my window #1

Outside our window I can see the hills. In the evening when the shadows lengthen I can see these on the hills over the roofs. I’ve tried to capture some of it but will have to have many goes I think.

Sketch pen and wash, 8 by 20cm

Magnolia in the sun

I saw a magnolia tree flowering in a patch of sunlight and tried to capture the freeness of the flowers in the light.

Watercolour, 20 by 19cm

Daisies

A quick interpretation of some daisies.  I tried to make them look as if the sun was shining on them and they were waving in the wind.

Pen and wash, 19.5 by 14.5cm

Girl in blue

An acrylic painting of a young girl gazing in the distance.

Acrylic, 40 by 50cm

My Windowsill

Some sketches of succulents and cacti in my windowsill. I enjoyed the different forms, textures and colours and have tried to make a collage of them.

Watercolour, 15.5 by 20cm