I usually manage to sketch outdoors a bit more frequently in summer.

Most of the sketches tend to be done fairly quickly – almost all of these were drawn with my baby in a sling in front of me so were somewhat impaired by some well-aimed kicks to the torso – but I did manage to produce a few slightly more detailed pieces – here’s three stages of one drawing which shows the view from my flat first thing in the morning:

This is probably my favourite sketch from the last few months – this was drawn with biro and it was fun to try something a little new with the colours. It’s not a new view – I’ve sketched this street rather a lot over the last few years, but it gets across the beautiful morning light a little more satisfactorily than previous efforts: