Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Day #158 Blue Plastic Miners lamp

I found this when we moved in to our house, it was languishing underneath the oven.

Monday, 29 April 2013

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Day #156 Penknife

Not just any old penknife, oh no, this one has had a new handle made out of our old willow tree, by me! I had a wonderful day whittling this out of a willow branch.... I hope it doesn't warp itself off!

Saturday, 27 April 2013

Day #155 Chopsticks

We've got beef stir fry tonight mm mmmm... I'm going to use these to eat it with. I will also get my bib out. (any excuse for a painting)

Friday, 26 April 2013

Day #154 Dog Biscuit

I *may* have *mentioned* to our neighbour that their dog *might* need to stop barking at us every time we go outside....oh dear.

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Day #153 Chalk

The charcoal was begging for some chalk to be laid across it. I duly obliged.

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Day #152 Watering Can Rose

I watered the garden tonight, I love watering the garden after work, very relaxing....

Monday, 22 April 2013

Day #150 Cue Chalk

While I was thinking about today's painting all I could think about was finishing it and watching some snooker, I know, I know. I am the most exciting person you know about.

Sunday, 21 April 2013

Saturday, 20 April 2013

Day #148 Weed

It's time to weed the garden, it almost seems a shame to pull these little purple chaps out. Almost.

Friday, 19 April 2013

Day #147 Garlic bulb

It is national garlic day today! Not much to add to that except, Hooray.

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Day 146 Black Cloth

Well it looks like this is the highest contrast area of the painting.

Monday, 15 April 2013

Day #143 Ladder

A bit of a flight of fancy today, I wanted a way of linking the shelf and the table top, and a ladder seemed to me to be the obvious solution.

Sunday, 14 April 2013

Day #142 Tulip

I am spending the afternoon watching the Amstel Gold race which is a Dutch classic. So, I painted a tulip from the garden, which is also a Dutch classic!

Day #141 Shelf

I have run out of places to put things so I have painted a shelf, to put things on.

Thursday, 11 April 2013

Day #139 Stone Mouse

This little chappie was painted by Debbie when she was a little stone painter.

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Day #137 Solera

If I wasn't painting everyday I would probably be making guitars and ukeleles and other exciting stringed instruments. This solera is used in acoustic instrument building this one I made for a ukeleles I am planning, these things take time you know!

Monday, 8 April 2013

Day #136 Canary

So, today is national 'Draw a Bird' day. Yep its a real thing! You can find out about it here, http://www.dabday.com/ I know I have twisted the idea a little and painted a stitched bird! But I don't think anyone will mind, particularly any Norwich City fans out there!

Saturday, 6 April 2013

Day #134 Chopped Wood

We spent a good portion of the day chopping down a pair of trees from the back garden then the rest of the day moving bit of the trees from the back garden and recovering from chopping down the trees from the back garden. Here I have painted a piece of the tree from the .... You get the idea..

Friday, 5 April 2013

Day #133 Feather

I was doing a bit of feather dusting today, unfortunately our feather duster is shedding its feathers... It must be summer!

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Day #132 Dead E string

I couldn't tune my E string today, so I took it off and ordered a new set. Simple.

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Day #131 Balloon

I simply can't come up a reason for painting a deflating balloon. But that hasn't stopped me before!

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Day #130 Packing Tape

This stuff gets everywhere! I've painted this today as I took down and packed up my #CotswoldLandscapes show, a little sad to see it taken down but looking forward to a 'lie in' tomorrow! Roll on the next show - 'Dan Young, Daily 5 years and Counting' 27th November to 3rd December later this year. In which I will be showing a selection of every year of DYD.

Monday, 1 April 2013

Day #129 Oyster Mushrooms

It is very exciting in our mushroom growing area! These little fellows (aka primordium) have started to poke their mushrooms heads up over the past couple of days. I can't wait for our first homegrown mushroom omelette!