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Taking a break in Barcelona…

…and why not! The sky is blue, its warm and there’s so much to see and inspire! I find places to draw so easily, coffee shops, bars, park benches amongst thousands of other people. No one cares what you’re doing here and everyone is trying to be different. I chat to shop owners and other tourists and the day is always filled with meeting new people. Drawing is slightly more difficult as there’s so much

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Delivering my drawings to Dock Street Studios

I packed all 40 pieces carefully into my folio each wrapped in pristine cellophane and loaded them all onto the back of my tricycle. It was a lovely crisp sunny morning and as I cycled along I met a man with a barrow! His was very neatly painted and had “K-Art” painted on the back. We chatted as we travelled side by side along the railway embankment path into town. His was a community art

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August comes to a close……

The town is buzzing with tourists! It’s such a novelty to hear French, Spanish and the good old American drawl on the streets as I pedal along. Dundonians chat to me and eye the skyline that I’m trying to capture with my pen. The sun is shinning, the wee pigeons are strutting their stuff, the buses are charging past and life is pretty good here in Scotland. I flit from coffee shop to coffee shop

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Summer in the city ….2018

The blistering heat has cooled off, we’ve had torrential rain with thunder storms so that now the grass has revived and is green once more. The circus is in town. Swifts are racing and shrieking overhead and there’s plenty of time to get out on my new tricycle and maybe use it to set up my art board to make new drawings of our fair city.

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A drawing discovery…last year.

Saturday afternoon, I cycle along riverside to have a go at drawing the Discovery. I know it’s going to be tricky, and tall ships are not my area of expertise, but I do love vertical lines and I have set out some collage to help me get started. I’m sitting next to my lovely new tricycle on one of those stone mushrooms in front of the new railway station hotel . The sun has warmed

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