We went out and about today, and bought stationery for the new not-school year that's fast approaching. None of this terminology makes much sense. As I've said, we've drifted into an unschooling lifestyle where there's really not a lot of division in the day between overtly educational activities … [Read more...] about On not going back to school. Staying at not school?
Doodling, drawing and decoration.
First Tuesday of the month meeting, for the first time in a while (it doesn't run in school holidays, and got caught out in September by inset days). Small declined on the grounds that none of his specific friends were going today, so I was able to offer a lift to one of Smallest's friends, which … [Read more...] about Skating, friends and a doodlesome evening
Right now I'm really enjoying photography, and particularly sharing it on Instagram, where there are some wonderful communities you can join in with by tagging your pictures. I thought I'd share a few of my favourites here. #colourmygreyday is for those days when you need a pop of colour. This … [Read more...] about Colour my grey day
I've struggled to get going today, even though I started with a quick painting and was actually quite pleased with it. I used Sktchy app for inspiration as Zoe described here (one of the pictures in her post might look familiar). I used to draw every day but I've fallen out of the habit over … [Read more...] about Blue Monday?
I've a little moleskine book I've been drawing in for some time now. It's easy to look back and see how much I've improved. Noses are still difficult, but I'm getting proportions of faces better I think. There's starting to be expression in the eyes - or am I looking at it too hard? If I … [Read more...] about Sketching.