Pencil Portrait of Melvin

Pencil Portrait of Melvin

I thought I should like to introduce you to our new landlord of The Old Inn, St Breward.  As you can see he is a tremendous character.   Some faces just ask to be drawn and I would like to go on to do his portrait in oils. It has been a lovely day today.  It started...
The Family Hug

The Family Hug

Today really is a day for staying indoors – if at all possible.  I went down to the coast this morning and the wind was bitingly cold.  It may not feel it, but we are lucky down here in Cornwall as we are still above freezing unlike other parts of the UK who are under...
Sunny Port Isaac Morning

Sunny Port Isaac Morning

Yesterday was fantastic in Port Isaac!   Beautiful and sunny and warm! I had to go there to have a rehearsal for a Music Hall evening we are doing on Saturday.  When that was finished I walked down to the beach and sat and did a couple of watercolour sketches.   There...
Home Again

Home Again

My trip away has been terrific!  I have caught up with so many family and friends and have been looked after beautifully.    I didn’t have much time to paint except for these wonderful blue flowers I saw – the colour was so vibrant I had to reach for the paint box....