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Archive for August, 2013

Wednesday WIP

It’s hard to get any work done with this view…

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The dogblog continues to be the only thing I’m working on at the moment…

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Sunday Sketchblog #78

I’m dog and house sitting at the moment, and much of my time has been spent in the garden or walking the dog. Not much, therefore, in the way of the creative arts.

I am trying to keep my hand in with a little diary, which looks like this so far…

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Hopefully I will have time to catch up with it this week!

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Blogging in a hurry this week… two dog portraits… the first is Pebbles, the second is Mars.

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It’s been a while since I learned a new craft, so this week I thought I’d have another bash at lino cutting. I did have a go at it last year but made the mistake of buying cheap tools, which meant I gave it up as a bad job after about half an hour of frustration.

I now have a somewhat better set of cutting tools, and my first attempt with them went quite well.

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Emboldened by this, I thought I’d try my hand at something a little more ambitious…

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Better than I expected, but still need to practice my cutting so I can get smoother lines!

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Wednesday WIP

It’s been a while since I learned a new craft, so this week I thought I’d have another bash at lino cutting. I did have a go at it last year but made the mistake of buying cheap tools, which meant I gave it up as a bad job after about half an hour of frustration.

I now have a somewhat better set of cutting tools, and my first attempt with them went quite well.

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Emboldened by this, I thought I’d try my hand at something a little more ambitious…

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Better than I expected, but still need to practice my cutting so I can get smoother lines!

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On Saturday I went to a private fan screening of ‘Cold’.  The film was really rather good, although perhaps a tad dark in subject matter for a sunny Saturday morning!

Anyway, here’s a little sketch to mark the occasion (combining the two films I’ve seen most recently).

 

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