Sunday, 4 January 2015

31 Sketches for January - Day 3 and 4


Day 3's  prompt was - 'Something industrial'! That was a challenge indeed, as I tend to shy away from anything man made. So all the more need to draw it! I'm trying to keep  'local and live' in my sketches as far as I can,  so these are the windmills  generating green energy, sited on the marshland behind our home ( The River Severn flood plain).  We're rather fond of them, and they do look quite amazing on the skyline - especially on  a clear day against the blue sky - and the red/copper gold tree line beneath.



 Day 4  - An Animal. Ah, this is much more in my comfort zone! I chose one of our little mischievous garden visitors! They do amuse us with their antics - and sadly for them, they've no idea how to open the bird feeders,  so much that we do sometimes put some peanuts down for them!


I just hope I can keep  up the challenge once the holiday is over!

9 comments:

Rachel said...

I think you are gaining so much from it you will be sure to keep it up!

Alex said...

I particularly like your lettering/calligraphy on the drawings.

sharonb said...

I know how you feel about the pace of the challenge - I am going to do my best however

margaret said...

2 more good sketches like you I see something quite pleasing in the windmills and so miss the squirrels as there are none that visit my garden here

Michelle May-The Raspberry Rabbits said...

You need to keep this up Jules. I'm loving every single one! :)

Shashi Nayagam said...

Oh I love your squirrel he is beautiful. The windmills are cool too

Deb~Paxton Valley Folk Art said...

Love your take on the industrial theme Jules, trust you to find the positive in that subject! And your wee squirrel is fabulous, how cute is he!

Starr White said...

These are all wonderful, Jules. You will have quite a collection by month's end - have you plans for them? Bound into a lovely keepsake book perhaps? ps. your work always reminds me of Edith Holden

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