Last week has been a bit of a miss in County Durham for me, one of the problems of working outside with paper and soluble pens is that when it rains there is not much one can do. In anycase I wasn't really able to spend much time there last week after a bad bout of food poisioning from a take away on the brightside that means I've lost 16 lbs in a week, which is at least a trouser size!
I am hoping that this week brings a bit better weather to end the school holidays on.
Another great day drawing caricatures in Durham Market Square on friday it is the most peaceful place to draw and such a beautiful city I did some really fun caricatures on friday and even managed a successful dog caricature. I am going to start practicing my dog caricatures as I am asked regulary if i am able to draw them and usually I am not!
This week has been a really amazing week or me at Barrie James Art. I've worked 4 days at Durham and drawn some fantastic people
Having a really great time in Durham drawing caricatures, the city is beautiful and nearly always a peaceful environment to draw in. So far it has been an excellent experiance on tuesday there was an absolutely amzing opera singer in the market square and it was a pleasure to listen to her sing while drawing peoples caricatures. There where a bunch great people to draw too including two grumpy looking northerners who where actually super fun but refused to smile! Anyway I g
I had a really lovely day in Durham Market Square yesterday drawing caricatures. I meet some amazing people and even got involved in a peace rally thanks Stephen dressed as George Fox founder of Quakerism complete with clogs! The sun was ridiculously sunny so i kept having to move my drawing board around so as not to blind any clients. Looking forward to drawing more caricature in Durham today!