Saturday 16 January 2021


 Well, to say that it's been a strange start to the New Year is a bit of an understatement, and, like the majority of us, I have been feeling unsettled and unfocused during the past few weeks.

One thing that I do often turn to when I'm feeling like this is a sketchbook.

A small sketchbook can offer a sense of security, a place that's without pressure or judgement, and I started this little book to help me experiment in preparation for Mrs B's Mixed Media Weekender at the wonderful Hope & Elvis later on in the year.

I really enjoyed using colours that I don't usually choose and my tube of process magenta really brightened up a gloomy January day!

Sending you my best wishes chuck X


  1. I'm a bright colour person so love this - your bear is great - here's a bear joke to lift your mood: what did the teddy bear say after dinner? ... I'm stuffed :)

    1. Thanks so much Betty.... and an even bigger thanks for the joke!!!!
      Sending you a big BEAR hug!!! x

  2. Happy new year Mrs B
    It’s lovely to hear you are moving forward into 2021 in a good way.
    Wishing you good times ahead and a happy creative mind.
    Much love
    Lynn xx

    1. Thank you so much my friend, all my best wishes to you too xxx

  3. I love this bear and the colours you have used. It inspired me to start painting. Thank you.

    1. Thank you Jean, that really means a lot. I hope that you're enjoying your painting x


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