Sketching at the zoo

koala eating gumleaves

I spent an afternoon at the zoo yesterday. A weekday, and windy with a chance of rain, so very few visitors were there and the animals were relatively frisky. I took a stool - not used, as every place I wanted to sketch from had a wall or (in the case of fairy penguins) I… Continue reading Sketching at the zoo


Travel sketch kit for Nepal

One of the boxes We're off to Nepal again and I've put together what I hope will be an adequate but lightweight and compact sketch kit. I got tired of trying to get enough colour out of watercolour pans so I've squeezed paint out of tubes into a couple of plastic boxes with partitions in… Continue reading Travel sketch kit for Nepal