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Took this yesterday. Just as I was thinking about Landscapes – this sky turns up! Happy to be there with my camera at that moment.

I will follow up some time with inspirations from Marilynn Webb.

How can I sketch this!

Vitamin D

Vitamin D


Look here for a sample

I got this book when at sketch 40/1000. I wrote then, but had no time to post: “This will change things… not just this book but I am hungry and lapping up exhibitions, books, websites and conversations. My mind is bursting.”

I have been reflecting on a lot in the intro, a great overview of sketching.  I am absorbing it all. Not so over full right now, just feeling it all digest.  Become part of me.

Like sunshine.

Julia Morison exhibition in Christchurch

I have been looking at exhibitions and loving the depth revealed when we see the few works shown from many years of delving into thematic material. The Julia Morison exhibition in Christchurch at the moment is a good example.

a loop around a loop


The title says it all, a theme of themes all linked with symbols she has been working with for years. I loved her work, and I think it is great.

My problems with the “variety” (mess I call it) in my project came up when I saw her work. Is that ok? I am, more and more, with what it is. Here my work with the psyche stands me in good stead. The psyche is messy. I am revealing my messy psyche as it unfolds. It is the exposure of it all that is unnerving, sketches are what they are, they just pop out, they are evolving. I am curious where they will take me, they are taking me!

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