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Thursday, 27 March 2014

Doubtful Sound

The twiggy stuff in the top picture is manuka, of healthy honey fame.

Saturday, 22 March 2014

Sketch of Shotover Canyon

New Zealand next- this is Shotover Canyon, famous for jet boating. Not so pleased with this one. I bought some fancy brush pens in Japan but you can't beat Faber-Castell Pitt artist pens,

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Staying in Kikokuso Ryokan

This was a lovely inn. It was owned by a really sweet old couple. When we left I showed them this drawing and they were pretty pleased and gave me a free hand towel. The perks of being an artist.

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Riding the bullet train

I was able to draw this on a moving train- which shows you how smooth the ride was.

Saturday, 8 March 2014


We were lucky enough to be in Kyoto on one of the two days a year where geisha and maiko hold a public tea ceremony.