Archive for the 'Painting' Category

Whitton to Chiswick

Friday 24. 05 19 This is a drawing of a train journey that I did to school every day in the 50s.

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When we were young

Thursday 16. 05. 19 This was a monoprint that I did earlier in the week of my brother, my sister and myself. Off to London tomorrow for a few days.

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Studio

Thursday 09. 05. 2019 Did this drawing of a corner of the table in the studio while I was waiting for my monoprint plate of poppy fields to dry. What a mess!!!

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Les Baux 2

Monday 06. 05. 19 Went to the Carriéres du Lumières again today and this time we managed to get in OK. What a fabulous expo/show – Vincent would have been proud. Afterwards we had a tasty lunch at our usual restaurant. A grand day out!

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Tulip fields

Thursday 25. 04. 19 Here is a coloured monoprint that I did yesterday to provide some cheer on a damp, grey, cloudy day in Clermont!

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Windmills

Friday 19. 04. 19 I did this painting of the windmills at the Zaanse Schans for Julia as a souvenir of our bike ride through the tulips. The main windmill was used to grind pigments for paint. The other image is a coloured monoprint.

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Journée des droits des femmes

Friday 08. 03. 19 Went to my Franglais class this morning and gave each of the ladies there one of these cards to celebrate International Women’s Day. In the evening went to the Alain Resnais cinema and saw Catherine Deneuve in La Dernière Folie de Claire Darling an excellent French film en français.

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More tulips

Thursday 07. 03. 19 Did this pencil drawing the other day while waiting for monoprints to dry. Today went into Montpellier and saw and interesting show by Alexander Hollan at Musée Fabre of trees and a photo show by Andy Summers of The Police which took me back to another era.

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New decor

 

Monday 04. 03. 19 Decided it was time to change the chalk drawing in my bedroom! 

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Streetcars

 

Sunday 24. 02. 19 Worked on a series of print/drawings/paintings of views from the 506 streetcar from Parliament St to Pape Ave in Toronto. I did the drawing of the streetcar interior and then printed it before adding the view from the front in coloured pencil and watercolour. There are 8 drawings in the series.

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