I took a trip out today, in glorious sunshine and mild temperatures. I walked to the harbour and sat sketching for an hour. I had a walk around Lindisfarne Priory and just had to photo THAT arch. When I got home I decided to add colour to my sketch. It’s not meant to be a masterpiece to frame. The whole point of doing it was to LOOK. There is a quote, that I can’t find (sorry) that says something like… no matter if the drawing is good or bad the point is you stopped and looked. With a photo you aren’t looking in the same way, nor for long enough. For me, drawing fixes a place in my head for future work.


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