Angela has been busy in her studio, she tells me, and to good effect as you will see below. “I finished a painting from my sketch of Sizewell beach and am happy with the sky as I don’t usually give big skies in my work. I’ve done two little woodland scenes - just messing about with composition and colour - good fun!
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I’m working on another pathway-through-trees painting but in a much looser style - have to see where that will lead me as it has a will of its own!!!”
Jane has sent us two beautiful drawings from a previous visit to Redgrave Fen. She says, “I work so slowly you’d still be waiting for today’s drawings next year! I went this morning and took some photographs for reference.” I think you can tell that Jane has originally based her work on a visit to the place, where you can get a real feeling for it.
According to Sally P it has been a beautiful day for our last outdoor meeting. A cold start but a warm and sunny afternoon. Eight of us turned up.
"Here are my two pictures from today: A pencil drawing of part of one of the gates leading into the walks. The second, an acrylic (not finished) of the field behind the visitor centre.'
Two offerings from Lesley, she did the first one in the morning - a view of Middle Fen from the picnic tables outside the visitor centre using charcoal pencils. She did the second one after an early lunch. It is a view across the field at the back of the visitor centre towards the road (where the SWT plant sales used to be held). Very strong sunlight and deep shadows, with early autumn tints. I used pen and zig Art and Graphic twin felt tips.
Next week is our first meeting of the Autumn programme and includes the AGM. See Events for Autumn Programme, or click here. Do come and bring one or at most two of your favourite pictures for the Show and Tell part of the programme.
Don't forget it is Hannah's turn to do the blog, so please send any contributions to her.