From time to time we have a model, from five to half hour poses, just time for a quick sketch.Samantha



The blossom is out but it’s still cold for painting outside (unlike in February when quite possible). So objects closer to hand to remind of summer….


You see it here, and you can see it there: dominating the skyline of North London. Looking forward to seeing the newly refurbished theatre at some point.Ally-ally-close-up

The orchid festival is over but the Dale Chihuly glass works at Kew next month will be keenly awaited.



This fine Ginger plant flowering in the Temperate House at Kew. Away from the crowds viewing the last week of the orchid festival…

Ginger Flower

A trip to see the Bonnard at the Tate taking in a walk along the river front. An unseasonably warm day…..

Sketch of St Paul's

It’s a formal park with a small zoo, a popular cafe and two ponds. The lower pond is probably less visited but is an attractive wooded space.

Golder's Hill Pond

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