Getaway to the South Coast. March ’14

Our Getaways are 3 day/2night Sketching Holidays. Usually just a few hours from Sydney. DAY 1. SUNDAY MARCH 16TH. We’ve been getting excited as the time drew near to go south of Sydney on our South Coast Getaway. We would …

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Melbourne Cup Day, Hats & High Heels

It’s the day Australians dress up. I mean r-e-a-l-l-y dress up. Hats , high heels, designer frocks, Top hats and tails – and everything in between. This is Melbourne Cup. The first Tuesday in November. Big day in Oz. A …

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Sydney Sketch Club at Bastille Day Markets

Markets are busy and colourful places and very appealing to sketchers. But of course there is so much going on, you have to think about how your sketches will sum up the occasion. I liked the ‘Delicate Cakes’ marquee with …

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Sydney Harbour in all it’s Glory

THURSDAY JULY 4 ’13 Now this day is one out of the box for our last week of Term 2.  We have the most sensational winter days here in Aus. Unless it’s raining. Clear blue skies, sun shining brightly, green …

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Artifacts and Worker’s Cottages

THURSDAY MAY 30 ’13 Such a glorious day again. The sun actually pours into the Studio even more in Winter. Everyone feels happy. Between the two tables we have wooden artefacts from many countries waiting to be sketched. A Victorian fireplace …

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Happy Open Day in the Studio

It was after all Australia Day! But many interested people happily left their sausage on the BBQ to come and see us and find out about sketching classes.   Joanna was keen to have helium balloons for our festive opening. …

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International Sketchcrawl Sydney

I don’t very often get pictures of myself sketching. It’s usually me on the end of the camera, so thank you Jennifer from Sydney Sketchclub. That’s Elaine from class there too. Jenny was somewhere nearby and Ethna wasn’t well so …

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Wedding Sketch

This was my little sketch to go on the programme, so everyone attending the outdoor ceremony would know what was supposed to happen. As you can see our beautiful daughter Nicky and her husband Adrian look a whole lot better …

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Sketching at the Beach

    Now this was really something. As part of the Surfing Festival there was a tandem surfing event. So there we are down on the sand, and sure enough a girl is standing on a chaps shoulders, in a …

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