Back from Slapton and Festival of Quilts - time to make an inroads into the backlog of blog posts!
On the first day of 2nd week of City Lit Dusk Watercolour course we again met at Embankment, this time to paint in Embankment Gardens, a delightful spot I hadn't been aware of. After it started to rain , the drawing of plants and trees started to pall for me - I can do that at work! Having glimpsed the London Eye through the foliage I really wanted to draw the unfamiliar, the urban landscape so I played hookey again, walking across to the South bank.
The approaching rain clouds gave ever more dramatic skies which I enjoyed trying to capture with varying degrees of success - these simpler ones worked best.
As the sun set the natural light show entranced me and I gave up sketching content just to watch it unfold