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Digital sketching fun!

  If you like sketching, you must try this! Had a hilarious evening with family on a competitive sketching computer game, Drawful!  I’d describe this game as childish fun for grown-ups, teens or older children.  I am not the most techo-minded and don’t really do computer games, but this was brilliant fun! I think it’s…


Bird sketching day with Mike Langman at Occombe Farm

We spent a beautiful Sunday honing our drawing skills to capture the essence of birds on a bird sketching day with artist Mike Langman at Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust’s Occombe Farm. My mission was to learn how to sketch like a pro and speed up the drawing. I’m a fan of both Mike’s artwork…


Children’s book illustration workshop at RAMM

Yesterday, yes, I was inspired! Thanks to Exeter Illustrators, Tom McLaughlin, Paul Cherrill and Clare Elsom for their wonderful insight, good humour, and guidance through the world of children’s book illustration at a workshop at the RAMM. They gave me valuable creative and technical advice, whilst we sketched throughout the day. I came away feeling…


Recent Drawing & Paintings

About Mabel

I have been working in wildlife conservation since 1998 in all sorts of roles, currently with my local authority’s Environment Group, but drawing and painting have always been my hobbies, particularly of wildlife. Creating artwork is a challenge and gives me a real sense of achievement… Continue reading