Easter Saturday Sketch at Botanical Gardens

Jan sketching across the pond.

Jan sketching across the pond.

Ethna surveys the giant waterlily leaves

Ethna surveys the giant waterlily leaves

Elaine studies the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates!

Elaine studies the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates!

Jacquie & her nature sketches

Jacquie & her nature sketches

Susie considers her Botanical sketches.

Susie considers her Botanical sketches.

Jan with her  completed pond, duck and Ibis sketch.

Jan with her completed pond, duck and Ibis sketch.

Picnic lunch under a tree.

Picnic lunch under a tree.

Sketch day at Botanical Gardens.

Sketch day at Botanical Gardens.

We decided that the last Saturday of term should be a bit of an outing for everyone one to join in.

Luckily the weather was not the usual Easter downpour, but a blue day with plenty of sun. Off we went on the ferry and made our way to the – where else – the cafe. A good meeting point for the others within the Botanical Gardens.

This was a great group of enthusiasts and all found a multitude of subjects to sketch. Quite a few chose close ups of the flora. It’s so peaceful that you do find yourself taking time to look at everything around your chosen sketch spot. A massive variety  to choose from of course.

Lunch was under the shade of a very large tree – of course – and a bit of a chat and relax was a lovely way to spend our day and not be eating Easter eggs.

My sketch was all on one page and just some moments as they happened.

©ErinHill2012

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