I drew the pendulous sedge and bramble
by the pond in line but the all over maze of lines turned out to
be too complicated to be readable as foliage so I hatched in areas
There are a few periwinkle stems in the shade
in the bottom left and spikey leaves of yellow flag iris
coming in from the right.
Bees are visiting the sumack flowers in next door's
garden, sparrows are chirping in the hedge behind me and, hovering
around me, are a few small midge-like flies.
Hope I don't get bitten.
I had three goes at drawing my foot before I got it in anything like
the right proportions. I do have a long foot so this isn't as out of proportion
as it might look. Finding my way around the toes wasn't too difficult,
provided I spent enough time on it but the long shape of the foot had
few definite points of reference for me to latch onto. Putting in hairs,
shading and the remnants of sunburn through sandles helped break up the
area, as did including the cushion on the settee that I was resting my
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