These sketchbook pages are concerned with sunlight, interesting mark making and colour.
The first three are images were made in gardens that are growing like there is no tomorrow. How to capture all this?
My hand with a fecund garden in the background. Trying to cwork with the bright sunlight.
There is a lightness and dynamism to capture in the vigorous growth.
There is so much to draw when looking at a landscape, it’s hard to take it all in.
These images were made at Lewes Lido. One of those wonderfully hot summer days.
I’ve been influenced by David Hockney in the modelling of the grass.
A friend in the sun. Not a bad composition, corallling what was around into a picture with rhythm.