Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Journal - Poinsettia - Lin Frye

Journal - A quick sketch of the poinsettia my storage company generously gave us ...

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Grateful - Time with my Children and Nature

Journal - Gratitude - Time with my children and nature - This is from a bouquet on my dear daughter's table ... I'm so grateful too for nature - flowers, trees, butterflies, sunshine, and the joy and peace nature brings ....

Saturday, November 17, 2018


Who can resist gathering those beautifully coloured leaves scattered on the ground at this time of year?

Monday, November 12, 2018

Dreary Day - Oak Island, NC

Journal - One of the days on the beach was particularly dreary - we still took a walk, collected seashells, and worked on puzzles ---

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Sunrise - Oak Island, NC - Lin Frye

Journal - Spend a fabulous week with my friends from Raleigh at a beach front house on Oak Island. We painted, walked, ate, did puzzles, and simply enjoyed our time together. Here is one of the sunrises we witnessed ...

Saturday, September 29, 2018


While I'm on holiday I love sketching and with my new found passion for hand embroidery I've started to stitch from my sketches.  This is the view across the river entrance at Benodet in south Brittany drawn in Triplus water soluble pens.

I use plain linen as a base then add layers of organza just like watercolour washes before stitching the details with various threads and yarns. 
 I like the idea of interpreting my sketches into other pieces of art, what do you think?