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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Time Away from Home, Brighton Pier, ann hyde

Time away from home, what a great opportunity to sketch, draw and paint new places and things.  We have been down to Brighton in Sussex this year and, yes you guessed it, I sketched ...


....in fact I was sitting at a bench along the seafront. It was a bit windy but not too cold...the cup of coffee I had just bought probably helped keep me warm anyway, but also meant I could use the cafe's seating in order to sketch this.


12 comments:

  1. I can almost feel the salt water in the air through your sketch. Nice job on the sand, water, and the amusement pier!

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  2. Great sketch of the pier, they are not the easiest things to draw. One of my favourite regular occupations is walking down the pier in Southport with Dev, heels clip-clopping on the wooden planks. With the deserted sand and the grey sea it looks a very chilly day, and you did well to sit long enough to sketch it. Altogether a lovely sketch.

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  3. Thanks Joan, I enjoyed this sketch (and the coffee) lol.

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  4. Thanks Jez, there is something about piers isn't there :-)

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  5. Lovely to think of you sitting here drinking coffee and making this beautiful sketch of this (slightly wistful) place!

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  6. Will you take us to all these charming places when we come to visit, Ann? Love the lightness of this drawing. I can smell the sea air.

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    1. We will take you to places Lynn, although Brighton is a long ways off from us, there are plenty of places in our neck of the woods :-)

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  7. What a wonderful place to sketch on!! There would I too bee and sketch! Great work, Ann!

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  8. your sketch and paint is fresh and loose.. nice place to make art and just rest :)

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