Wednesday 12 June 2013

Some more Train and Lunch Sketches: Fruits and Flowers

I did these sketches a few weeks ago, but somehow never got round to post them here. Actually, I've been very bad at blogging in general recently. Either I haven't got time to edit the photos, or the light is too bad for taking photos and I just can't get it right, or I just simply never get round to write up a post. 

But hopefully, this will all change from next month on. Because next month, I'll start a new job, and with the new job comes a much shorter daily commute (from up to two hours to under an hour one way), and a whole day off a week, which all means: much more time and energy to put into my art. And my blog.

It will also mean the end of my little TrainSketches. Although I hope to keep up the occasional lunch sketches. There's a lovely park sourrounding my new place of work, which I think would be nice for some fresh air and sketching. At least during summer. But we'll see.

So, here are a few of my latest train and lunch sketches. Some delicious kiwis, sketched in my lunchtime...

... some paisley and flower doodles, sketched during a couple of morning train rides, ...

... and the lovely lilies of the valley along the the main road on my way to work (I so will not miss having to walk or cycle from the station to the library in wind and weather, after having already spent 1 1/2 hours in various trains), sketched again in one of my lunch breaks.

And another thing on my to-do list for when I'll have more time is to finally give my blog its long overdue makeover. Can't wait to see it all fresh and new. It'll be a right energy boost, I'm sure.


  1. Good for you on the new job. A 2 hour commute is insane. (mine is 11 minutes - don't hate me)
    Love the paisley page. I like that shape but often forget it when needing something to fill a space. The kiwi are very nice also!

  2. New job? Since when? Why don't I know about this?

  3. I always love your repeat patterns -- so full of energy and life. I often refer back to them when I'm feeling tight and constrained, so I appreciate the time you spend on your blog. I'm glad you've got a better commute now and look forward to seeing what the new schedule inspires. These are lovely.

  4. These are so gorgeous! You are such an inspiration, so fresh, vibrant and beautiful!

  5. So happy to have you back blogging! I love your style of drawing, the colour and line combination are so beautiful.

  6. Congratulations on the new job!! Having more time to put in to your art is so precious! And much nicer to be closer to home, I'm sure.
    Your sketches are wonderful :0)