Now that we are finally moving on,we hope, beyond Covid restrictions, I thought I’d look back at some of the work I did during those months of lockdown and just after. Drawing and painting became even more important to me as I was limited by physical constraints too. I haven’t included personal cards made for friends and family.
Just after my knee replacement in February 2020, I set up my mum’s 1950’s trolley as a temporary workspace.
I was really missing my grandson and wrote to him every week. I sent him this drawing of him playing football.
On my daily walk I saw rainbows in windows and painted this one for us. As the boy next door pointed out, I got the colours the wrong way round! Symbolic? Reverse rainbow?
I did these for Shelagh who had liked my Nude Pilates picture.
Sent these to my grandson to explain virtual hugs. It was very hard not to be able to hug the people we love
Multi media portait of my best friend in secondary school and university. She died far too young.
Pen and watercolour:. Wee Boys in the snow
Collage wall of theatre programmes dating from 196O’s
Pen and watercolour. Spring flowers from my neighbour
Mixed media two panels for Weeboy as Spiderman
Pen on paper: A Dream of Dying
Pen and watercolour: Gairloch 100 starlings
Charcoal Michaela Coela
I did this as a project for a close friend who was an English teacher. The collage creatures are made from an old copy of A Study of Standard English
Pen and watercolour: sunflowers
I really enjoyed doing the free online Saturday Sketch Club with the Royal Academy. It covered still life. life drawing, botanical drawing, collage and abstract art.
Screenprint Roman Images DCA Print Studio where I had my fall on 30th October
Why is it always Alice? Mixed media
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