This is approximately A5 and I probably spent 30-45 mins on it until I needed to come inside and say goodnight to the children; just as well as it was becoming difficult to see. I used a Uni Pin Fine Line pen – 0.8. I like these pens although you do have to be concious of how you hold it, if you tilt it too much then no mark shows. It’s a pen you have to hold almost upright – unlike a pencil.
Where on earth did this week go?!
This was the view from just outside my summer house at the end of the working day – i.e. just before the family’s evening meal of fish fingers, home grown potatoes- and runner beans – was served up.
I also tried to catch Elliot but he is such a fidget.. this one is him in the bath and this one is him as he listens to a story being read:
I sat down on top of a giant fabric frisbee next to the rabbits and looked across at the main flower bed. The Knautia (Macedonica?) is flowering, leaning – 7ft tall in places – and has pale pinky-brown button buds opening to small fluffy pale yellow punctuations against the sky. I used my Waterman ink pen and I’d just changed the cartridge – the ink didn’t flow as easily as it had with the earring and the mustard tin I drew earlier in the week. It was scratchy but that meant there were bonus lighter lines, adding variety!
There was an autumnal feel to the garden this morning. I snapped a few photos, of which this is my favourite: