Thursday, December 07, 2006

Walk Two Hundred and Twenty-Six – So lucky

The weather is wet and windy but I managed to catch the one hour of clear skies during the first walk back from Xavier’s nursery. The wind was really fierce on my one mile walk back to the nursery, and I thought with gratitude of Robin uncomplainingly cycling ten miles each way to work in the dark and in this biting wind and rain. Same subject matter as usual.

205mm x 130mm pencil on cartridge paper


Blogger Hashi said...

Wow. What a man. Makes my husband look like a real wussy-boy.

6:07 pm  
Blogger Peceli and Wendy's Blog said...

Can't imagine so much darkness and bike riding to work in the dark. Wow!
What a lovely picture with the large expanse of white and the curved line of trees.

6:38 pm  
Blogger andrea joseph's sketchblog said...


12:22 am  
Blogger Alison said...

yes, we all have so many reasons to feel lucky, really.I love these minimalist ones - you steel manage to catch essence of England.

10:13 am  
Blogger Tami said...

Maybe the same subject matter but your deliverence is always changing and this style is so beautiful!

3:57 pm  
Blogger Jana Bouc said...

Ditto to what Tami and Hashi said! Beautiful and austere and soft at the same time. Is that snow between us and the trees or just cold fields?

6:10 am  
Blogger Julie Oakley said...

Thank you all for your comments. Robin's daily commute is pretty impressive isn't it. and Jana - no that isn't snow - just grass but I wanted to focus on the fringe of trees. I don't think we'll get snow this year.

8:28 pm  
Blogger Karen said...

Have I said how much I love trees? In this little drawing you have captured the mood perfectly.

12:05 pm  

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