Foggy Morning, Chelsea Moorings (20) Chelsea Marathon

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This makes number 20!

A sketch of a foggy morning around the Chelsea Moorings.

Foggy Morning, Chelsea Moorings (20) Chelsea Marathon, 10" x 8", Oil on Canvas
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I am a third way through on the marathon!!!

Two-Thirds to go!!!

I have really enjoyed every bit of this marathon, even though it's taken longer than I expected I am really happy with the...

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The World's End from Cremone Gardens (16) Chelsea Marathon

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This is number 16 of my series of drawings and paintings of Chelsea in London.

It's all about the Chelsea I love, the way I see Chelsea!

The World's End from Cremone Gardens (16) Chelsea Marathon, 10" x 8", Graphite on Museum mountboard

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I sat in the studio and I was trying to get some admin stuff done, then I felt this strong inclination to draw!


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The African Wrapper II, 8" x 11.5", Graphite and charcoal dust on museum mount board (The Process)

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This is another one of my African Wrapper Series.

The African Wrapper is popularly worn by African women and it is a notable feature in the fashion of who we are as a people. 

The African Wrapper II, 8.5" x 11", Graphite and charcoal dust on museum mount board

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I have positioned the model here to reveal a bit of elegance and sudden spontaneity for the piece to...

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The 400 year old Mulberry Tree, Lenses Abbey, mixed media, 8" x 10", 2011

coloured pencil gouache mixed media museum mount cardboard my beloved tree watercolour

There's something that fascinates me about trees and sometimes I can't really explain what makes me love them. Maybe one of the reasons could be the animated features of the trunks and branches, especially the ones of those that are very old and have stood the storms and winds of life.

This particular tree stands in front of the Lenses Abbey in Abbey Wood and some photographersreckon it was...

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The Flying Moleskins-Kezia-the Spark and wonder!

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This is my contribution to Sheila's Sketchbook, this is part of a world wide sketchbook exchange I am currently taking part in with 12 other artists. She asked us to put in it anything we loved besides art. My answer to that is-Children!

So I decided to draw my little girl, Kezia, who is a spark and wonder!

Kezia-the spark & wonder! 6" x 6", charcoal an graphite, 2011

When in church, I enjoy teaching...

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