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Discovering the Beauty of Snowy Derbyshire through Sketching Trees

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Discovering the Beauty of Snowy Derbyshire through Sketching Trees

Hello from snowy Derbyshire So excited all last week to get started on the new tree project. I quickly realized that all great journeys start at the begging, and have all the P's in place, perfect preparation and all that. So to this end went out eagerly with sketching kit to investigate trees with an inquiring eye. Wind, snow, rain, and fleetingly beautiful sunshine and that was just the first 5 minutes, but then I do live in Derbyshire, so all part of the fun. So what did I learn, ... keep focus and don't get side tracked by fleeting...

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How Sketchbooking is Essential

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How Sketchbooking is Essential

Morning Everyone Sketchbooks..... For me an absolute essential part of my everyday life. Yes that's right, they are not just about doodling, it's a way of keeping in touch with your inner voice. I find if I don't feed it it withers and dies. So what to do in a sketchbook. the answer is simple ANYTHING you feel like, this is your chance to let rip and do just what you feel like Try new materials collage, oil pastel, old crayons found hiding in the bottom of draws, acrylic, and watercolours can all be combined in one glorious fun and...

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