I had the greatest holiday on the costa Brava in Spain , broken leg and all. My family decided a wheelchair is the way to get around effortlessly and although I complained loud and clear, I have to admit they were right. I could of course only sit at the “xiringuito” (beach bar) and sketch the world around me, while friend and family were out on the beach, in the water, snorkeling, sailing. But that is OK, I will get my turn next year.
the sketches are all done in situ and there will be blotches all over, because I turned pages while the paint wasn’t completely dry. a lot of mistakes too, which stayed on the pages, since I did everything directly in pen and just sketched over the mistakes. As you can see, my sketchbooks aren’t perfectly beautiful…too many blops and bloops!
xiringuito, Canyelles platja
elderly lady on the couch at the xiringuitto, typing away on her tablet.
a couple on the couch, taking a break from the sand and sun
a young lady, very prettily coiffed and made-up, with matching purse, waiting for her drink à la prochaine
5 thoughts on “Spain sketches 1: Xiringuito, Canyelles platja.”
Glad you got away! Fabulous work..what a gift God gave artists..never alone..:)
Love every one of them, Ronelle. Great bursts of color.
I just ADORE your work………….at least you had a change of scenery.Sounds like a MAGICAL spot.
Well Ronelle, even your blops and bloops are wonderful and so much fun to see. Hope you’re up and about soon.
I think your sketchbook is lovely for all the blops etc. Great sketches despite you being stuck at the beach bar.