Wednesday, August 5, 2015


Silver birch is my favourite tree and when I saw a piece of the bark on the ground in the woods as we walked to the port one day I had to pick it up to bring home to draw.  I left it for a few days for it to dry and for the bugs to crawl away and then got to work first with a fine pen and then my favourite coloured pencils in my home made sketchbook.


  1. Love these macro really captured the distinctive texture.

  2. Thanks Kate, it's life size as I drew round the edge first. We found a bat this week when we opened the loft so I'm looking forward to drawing that soon!


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