These were completed before the pandemic when I was still able to visit and paint in the gardens.
Quick one before breakfast, but it was not easy as I was very hungry.
There is so much news about COVID19. For the past few weeks, I have spent time reading about the disease - daily updates in Australia and the world, medical reports on the coronavirus, how to stay safe, etc. The works - there is so much information and it has consumed me, panicked me, kept me … Continue reading One day at a time in lockdown 8 – reducing information on COVID19
I saw my neighbour working in her garden yesterday and it reminded me that my plants need some TLC. My neighbour furiously attacking her weeds So this morning I thought I would do some gardening too, since I am staying home. An hour later, this is what I have done…😃. I got a little bit … Continue reading One day at a time in lockdown 7
We are advised to stay at home to curb the spread of COVID19, but we can still go out. I have been for a walk a few times to get some fresh air and exercise. The number of people out on the streets have reduced significantly. I thought that because there were less people about, … Continue reading One day at a time in lockdown 6
Spirit of Tasmania and Golden Princess at Station Pier in Melbourne. Golden Cruise was the ship that arrived last week and it took a while before over 2000 passengers and crew were allowed to disembark, after being cleared of corona virus. Station Pier with the Spirit of Tasmania and Golden Princess Australia has closed it’s … Continue reading One day at a time in lockdown 5
View from Green Point looking towards Melbourne city. A page from my sketchbook, the citrus tart on the top left corner was sketch a week prior. A sketch of the view from Green Point occupied the rest of the spread. I went plein-air painting last Saturday at Green Point in Brighton. It’s a lovely green … Continue reading One day at a time in lockdown 4
The view of Saturday’s farmers market at Gasworks Arts Park Last Saturday’s farmers market at Gasworks Arts Park. I went to give my support to the local producers but it looked like they were doing very well. A number of stalls had sold out - I was told by a vendor that when the market … Continue reading One day at a time in lockdown 3
How quickly things have changed . 3 weeks ago, I was in the city and life went on as “normal” - people were doing what they normally do. I went to Royal Arcade, and while I was sipping hot chocolate at Koko Black, I sketched this scene below. People in Block Arcade - passing through, … Continue reading One day at a time in lockdown 2
Hope everyone is doing ok. Life has changed dramatically in the past weeks; I have had my panic moments and whist I still have those moments, I guess I have accepted the fact that there is a new normal and that I will now be spending a lot more time at home. I finished my … Continue reading One day at a time in lockdown 1