Agapanthus in watercolour

Agapanthus is one of my favourite flowers, it reminds me of my mother. I have both blue and white in the garden but the blue is by far my favourite. I started off painting these flowers, by just playing with colour mixtures and then moving onto sketching the flowers on my desk.

Agapanthus in pen and watercolour in Stillman and Birn sketchbook.

Two sketches

I took the day off and went galavaning. Had coffe and cake and tea, bought a Napoleon chair and a plant. And inbetween I did something useful like a sketch.

Somewhere I’ve  lost my burning desire to sketch. Apart from me feeling it, the sketches also clearly show it. They are dull and lifeless. It could be that I have started doing a lot of my first love which is oils. But I do want to sketch, there are so much around to capture in a sketch! So, the question:  will that enthusiasm to sketch return if I just keep going?


interior salon de the

Architecture Brive la Gaillarde

Brive architecture

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