MonthJanuary 2018

My 2018 challenge part 2

My 3 minute sketches part 2

22nd Jan: Such a simple object but full of geometric form, simple and part of our everyday lives but also well designed.

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23rd January: I think the man in the supermarket thought me a little strange asking for that Sardine until I told him it was just for sketching. Then he knew it was strange.

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24th January: Part of my shopping for the week at some point I think a curry is on the menu. Such a simple shape but so easily to recognise.

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25th January: Today I have been lino carving so my tools were out and on the bench, hopefully this make it to print early next week.

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26th January: I have been unwell with my asthma hence so many indoor sketches, even this one is through my back door. This is just the sence that spring is around the corner.

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27th January: My dog’s tennis ball, loved the furry shadow thrown by the strong light source.

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My 2018 challenge

3 minute sketches

My first days sketch says it all, a sketchbook (although it will be several by the end), a pencil and an egg timer.

This year all my sketches will be governed by the egg timer, all done in 3 minutes!

I have and will post daily on twitter, facebook and instagram but will post these up on the website in blocks (hopefully every week). So here are the first 21.

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Sketch a week exhibition

Sketch a week exhibition

I wanted to say thank you to the many people who visited the Ferini Gallery for the private view of my 2017 colour sketch a week challenge. The exhibition will run at the Ferini Gallery until the 25th of February and I hope you will be able to visit the gallery to see them. For some of my subscribers and followers I understand that this may not be possible so I have put all the sketches into a gallery page so that you can at least view them here.

Ferini Gallery

A beautiful video made by Michaela and Paul to promote my forthcoming exhibition of the sketch a week challenge.