Love hedgehogs


The light wasn’t great when I photographed the early stages of my watercolour painting of a hedgehog. I will build many transparent colour layers to create this little hog. I’ll aim to capture an essence of his character. I’m waiting for the paint to dry before I carry on.

I’ll update you soon with how my little hog painting is coming on!

It is a joy to be making puddles of colour again, adding water and letting my brush drop colour onto the paper.

Whilst I’m waiting, I’ll make a hot chocolate or chamomile tea to warm my hands.

Have a lovely evening.

I couldn’t resist taking this shot from the courtyard, such a colourful sky!

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A-Z Writing challenge, letter ‘S’ Sea shell sketches


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Sea shell homesteads,
Delicate.
Intimate, cosy.
Free spirits in
Underworld oceans,
Hiding from predators.
Venturing out
On sunny, safe days.
Flamboyantly displaying
Beautiful, palest Apricot,
Ochre and Cream
Patterning.