Monthly Archives: March 2016

The lament of getting old – a work in progress.

Somedays I feel like I was 18 again but those days seem to becoming less and less frequent, instead replaced by the creeping realisation that whilst I sometimes feel 18 my body certainly doesn’t anymore!  I guess this is the … Continue reading

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Emptiness and Harmony

  Well that was a fine way to celebrate Easter – get yet another cold or whatever – I think that is the third of this year alone…summer can’t get here a moment too soon.  So to pass the time … Continue reading

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Beautiful Stranger

Different steps and slowly making progress…actually that sounds if I have an overall goal which couldn’t be further from the truth.  That being said there is one over arching goal…have a great bank holiday and I can’t think of a … Continue reading

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Initial thoughts on a Fruits Based pencil

So two days have passed since starting my new life with my Fruit Based Pencil and a few things are starting to coalesce:  Firstly the iPad Pro is huge in comparison to my old iPad.  I know this should be … Continue reading

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More Practices

Practice makes perfect so the old wives or husband’s tail goes…well this is the result of today’s practice.  One of the great features of Recreate is that it makes a little films of your progress…unfortunately I have yet to work … Continue reading

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Life with a fruit based pencil

So just over 24 hours into my new love affair and how are things between me and my fruit based pencil?   Well I’m still in the infatuation stage so things are just great.  Each time I use the wonderful … Continue reading

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Working outside the comfort zone

Try to understand Procreate and the pencil at the same time is pushing my little grey matter to the edge. The one thing that I do like is that you can start to experiment far more or perhaps I’m just … Continue reading

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Start of a whole new world

There are sometimes when you just have to take the plunge and splash a bit of cash…this is the first painting I’ve made with my new pencil from you know who using Procreate. Like everything these things time to bed … Continue reading

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All the world’s a play….

So just for a moment the real world gate crashed fantasy and Donald J. Trump’s reaction really wasn’t that good.  I am not sure who is advising him, other than himself, but at times like this you have to remember that … Continue reading

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Charnwood No. 3

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