I went to the town of Deal today, too much book buying for anything other than a quick sketch over my lunch.
A couple of very different art related books, the Donald McGill book Wish you Were Here about the art of the saucy postcard artist
And the travel book by Chaing Yee with the marvellous Chinese sketches of London.
I haven’t had much time to paint and draw in the last couple of weeks and as I have said before this isn’t like riding a bicycle, where one you can do it – you can do it, with sketching any skill soon starts to drain away without constant practice.
Anyway authors are I think fair game so some sketches from http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/
The tenner is for scale and as you see most things eventually improved although not the noses
and this wonderful title particularly amuses me as at 15 I had a very serious Indian dormitory captain who read us excerpts from Dale Carnegie
Our recent books going out on the shelves in the bookshop here in Ramsgate as ever at http://michaelsbookshop.blogspot.co.uk/