"Nature"

In Sight: Palm leaves

In Sight: Palm leaves

This is a watercolour sketch I did when I was in Lima, sitting underneath palm trees on the cliff tops between Barranco and Miraflores.

In Sight: Thistles

In Sight: Thistles

At the weekend when I was out on a country walk (although I spent more time taking photos than walking!) I saw this thistle covered in frost and couldn’t resist taking it home to sketch. Once inside the frost melted…

In Sight: Frosty

In Sight: Frosty

Finally a cold, crisp, frosty day. Winter has arrived and it definitely beats grey skies, rain and mud, which we’ve had far too much of recently! A change in temperature is very welcome with me, even if it’s colder, as long…

In Sight: Sage

In Sight: Sage

I love sketching in cafes. I find it really relaxing to be away from my desk and to just draw whatever’s in front of me. This week I spent a few days in Reading and managed to find some time…

In Sight: Green and Grey

In Sight: Green and Grey

I took this photo this week when I was in Caversham. It was a grey day and the colour of this green algae on a fence jumped out at me as I walked past. 

In Sight: View from the Train

In Sight: View from the Train

On the train home from London I watched the sun setting and managed to capture this photo as we raced through the countryside. I love how the trees have blurred into the sky creating a grainy pattern.