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Title: sketching and travelling
Post by: scouserl41 on June 20, 2017, 05:03:52 AM
catching up on my sketchbook
Title: Re: sketching and travelling
Post by: Val on June 20, 2017, 05:21:11 AM
Well done Brian.... that is some antenna that guy has on his house!  :heeha:     :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: sketching and travelling
Post by: scouserl41 on June 20, 2017, 06:52:42 AM
Thanks Val, that was one of my less inspired attempts at details! There was a power line back there and in my mind it would add something if I drew the pole and transformer and let the powerlines be "lost and found". I enhanced the photo of the work to bring out the colors better and it grabbed the lost and found lines!
I have to tell myself "less is more" as I go to sleep tonight.
Brian
Title: Re: sketching and travelling
Post by: mea hamo pena on June 20, 2017, 07:21:01 AM
Brian,

I love the travelogue you are creating with these sketches.  Looks like the makings of a good book.

One picture mentioned "cranberries."  Do they grow in England?

aloha

mea
Title: Re: sketching and travelling
Post by: scouserl41 on June 21, 2017, 05:27:57 AM
The name of the Campground was Cranberry Moss, I don't honestly know if they grow in UK. Barbara thinks they do.
Brian
Title: Re: sketching and travelling
Post by: Val on June 21, 2017, 06:16:17 AM
Yes cranberries are grown in not only in England, but in Scotland as well. There is a native cranberry that grows wild, a lot of the garden type cranberries are a derivative of the New England variety. My great aunt Elsie grew cranberries.  :)
Title: Re: sketching and travelling
Post by: Happychappy on June 21, 2017, 07:04:55 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Brian, it is lovely to see the sketches of your travels and a wonderful reminder of all the places you have visited.


Patricia
Title: Re: sketching and travelling
Post by: Gita on June 23, 2017, 09:38:38 PM
Lovely travel sketches Brian!
Title: Re: sketching and travelling
Post by: scouserl41 on June 24, 2017, 12:27:54 AM
Thanks,
They are very relaxing to do
Brian
Title: Re: sketching and travelling
Post by: scouserl41 on June 28, 2017, 11:15:12 PM
We stopped near Tarragona Spain for a brief night on the way to France and stumbled across this campground literally right on the beach. We ended up staying 3 days.
Andorra and then France next.
Brian
Title: Re: sketching and travelling
Post by: Val on June 29, 2017, 11:50:26 AM
Brilliant Brian, looks like you stumbled upon a little gem. I love it when that happens, we would sometimes cruise the coast of an island an find some tiny little inlet we could get into and have it all to ourselves. Heavenly!

This travel log is going to make a wonderful keepsake for you both.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Title: Re: sketching and travelling
Post by: Cath on July 06, 2017, 11:04:06 PM
Brian,  How serene & peaceful it looks. No wonder you stayed more than one night. 😊