I spent a long sunny afternoon at my sketching buddy Anette's place today. We sat in a sheltered corner of her garden, drinking tea and sketching - here is Anette's sketch of me working on my watercolour:
I had a nice spot in the sun - the sun in my eyes made it a bit difficult to sketch, but at least it kept me nice and warm! I ended up borrowing a cap from Anette though - it's too difficult to wrestle with a panoramic watercolour when you're half blinded by a low autumn sun...
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Details of each page:
Apart from the entry working as a whole, I think each page works quite well as a seperate image on its own as well. Somehow the panoramic format invites one to create compositions within the composition.
By the time I was done with my watercolour, the sun had moved quite a bit and our corner was becoming chilly, so we moved to another part of the garden where Anette's daughter and a friend joined us for some more sketching and tea:
I did a quick pen and marker sketch in my large sketchbook journal.
The perfect way to spend a mild and sunny autumn afternoon.