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The first of my reference photos from the recent trip to Skye: a collection of mussels gathered from a beach. Mussels have some fantastic blues and violets on their shells and are just too tempting to draw. I have chosen … Continue reading

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Viva Las Skye

This morning’s work, just for a bit of light relief. I reckon the Skye Tourist Board could use some pzazz. What do you mean you recognise the sign? I drew this out in pencil (Faber-Castell F) on Bristol Board (A3), … Continue reading

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A SalemSkye went to Skye

Yes, she did. The family SalemSkye are just back from our annual pilgrimage to Skye. Also known as Eilean a’ Cheo, the Misty Isle, the Isle of Mist and I am happy to report that the weather was absolutely glorious. … Continue reading

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Teeny’s Cottage

For nearly 17 years, I have been going up to the Isle of Skye and for the last 7 visits, we have stayed at Teeny’s Cottage. The owners, Denis and Rose, are the most wonderful hosts and the cottage itself … Continue reading

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Not the Isle – our other cat. Like any good parent, I have no favourite when it comes to our pets, (Ripley – the Royal Python without a doubt), and as I painted Fletch, I had to paint Skye too. … Continue reading

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