(he had a lovely time with her and little Hamish)
Husband and I went to Fuerteventura 🔗 in the Canary Islands and, of course, I took some painting supplies with me...
Can't tell you how wonderful it was to be standing looking at this view
and actually painting it there and then ❤️ 🎨
The scene is on the west coast of the island at a place called
This next painting was at
Fuerteventura, being created from volcanic activity over 20 million years ago, the terrain is very arid.
I was amazed at how the hills - mountains and general rocky surfaces held so much colour. I kept seeing greens, even though there were very few areas of grass or trees, then discovered it was lichen.
On our travels around the island I still sketched and here are some of my sketchbook drawings:
(Photos on one of our drives)
A quick sketch at the harbour in Corralejo
Stopped in the shade to sketch this church in the main town of
We even drove down to
(not one of our favourite resorts, but it was on our drive around,
so thought we would stop and take a wander - at least I got a drawing out of it)
Not your usual 'holiday drawing subject' but since we were having a coffee under a large awning
I spied a subject...
All in all it was a
I LOVED IT