28 February

I took the dogs for a long walk around our new home in Corfe Mullen yesterday. We are close to the edge of town so it’s only a short step into the countywide. Most of the immediate area seems to be equestrian properties and most fields are divided into paddocks. I didn’t stop to sketch but took some photos and di this quick sketch this morning.

21 February

Last Tuesday the removal crew were loading the first van so I managed to get away for an hour with the dogs for a walk along the beach. The light was super so I took some photos and finally got around to do a quick watercolour this morning.

20 February

This is our new home but at the moment it’s obscured by cars. Ginny’s car will go in the garage but at the moment it’s full of boxes. The motorhome will park the other side of the house once I get around to unloading it which I can’t do until we unpack a few more boxes.

19 February

We have been so busy moving house this week that I haven’t had time to draw or paint but I managed to squeeze in a quick sketch this morning. Our removal crew were very experienced and didn’t need my help to move the piano so I took some photos instead so I sketch them later.

12 February

Figuary day 12. Today’s poses were all about foreshortening which is notoriously difficult to draw. The brain refuses to accept that sometimes the head can look bigger than the body or a knee cap is larger than a shoulder so you have to switch off the part of the brain that names things and just draw shapes, difficult to do within the allotted times!