Hello and welcome to my blog. I am a new student, starting a distance learning degree through the Open College of Arts, and I am going to blog about what I have learnt and my work. You may be visiting this blog expecting to see work for sale, however I am now concentrating on being a student and loving it! Come and join me for the ride.

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Contrast skies and my first tricycle outing

Hi everyone, sorry it has been so long since I last blogged. I have just finished my newest piece of art, it called 'Contrast skies'. It is an original, hand drawn using soft pastels, view from my back garden. I was busy in the kitchen when the vivid orange caught my eye so I rushed outside to snap a photo. Here also is the photo I drew the piece from.

Today I had my first proper outing on my tricycle. It was an amazing birthday present last summer but today was the first chance I had at riding it. I am planning on many cycling trips with my camera to catch some roadside snaps. What do you think of it? The basket will come in very handy for my easel and picnic lunches I think.


  1. what a lovely view you have from your garden, great painting, my view is more urban, love the tricycle too.

  2. The painting is beautiful, full of drama and I've always wanted a trike but hubby says no!

  3. Ooh he is a humbug Jo! Tell him its for exercising, and picnic usage!