from england

i am very late with this post, but better late than never. My second visit to England was probably more enjoyable than my first. This time I was less nervous, and I had the BD with me, which is always a bonus. It was his first time over in the U.K. and I am certain he enjoyed it as much as I did. Maybe more. For every photo I took, he snapped about 10-15 photos. But for every drawing I made on the trip, he made zero drawings so it's hard to say who had the better time I think.

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We only spent two days and one evening in Mells. This was mostly due to weather. It was pretty wet and blustery during our trip, which is the kind of weather we love, but isn't that conducive to drawing outside. I did as much drawing as I could though, and took quite a few photos to paint from later.  

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Keeping a travel journal can be a tricky thing when the weather and time are not co-operating with you. But a few drawings is always better than no drawings, even though it might not feel like it at the time. 

 

I've completed one acrylic painting from our England trip so far. It's currently hanging in Transcend Garneau in Edmonton along with eight other new paintings by me.

 umbrella street (bath UK), mixed media on canvas, 30x30(in), $1575 + GST,  2017   

umbrella street (bath UK), mixed media on canvas, 30x30(in), $1575 + GST, 2017  

I hope you had a marvellous Thanksgiving weekend!