@thewildlifetrusts are running their #30dayswild campaign throughout June and over the summer I set my students @artdesigncornwall a project to do a drawing or a sketch book page a day in order to create momentum and build on their year of study.  So for June I thought I could combine the 2 and make a painting a day for 30 days, from my wild encounters which I will also photograph.  I have done this before and you can visit my website to see how it went … I should have given myself a slightly longer lead in but no time like the present! If you are doing the #30dayswild do let me know I would love to see how you get on and it will help me to stay on the bus 😂

Back in my newly tidied studio, i feel like I am getting some where now, my little press and these @cranfieldcolours are perfect for my home studio…currently using single plates and a mono print inking process to keep them unique 😊

I was looking for this wonderful quote “never heard the solitary whistle of curlew on a summer noon without feeling the elevation of soul” Robert Burns 
But also found this,😣 I know that so many of our birds are threatened and I look at this so often it is one of my main focuses but somehow this news passed me by … According to the @wwtworldwide Britain holds a quarter of the world’s curlew population and the @RSPB_love_nature report that the population has at least halved and in some places dropping by 81% raising awareness can help hopefully 🙏 but more can be read more at  RSPB http://bit.ly/2YOpvXY
or Wildfowl & wetland trust http://bit.ly/2HHxYGw #curlewcrisis

Everywhere I look there seems to be sad discoveries of diminishing species, what can we do? What do you do?

Time to get back to some work but my studio is still a tip as I went out playing grown up sports day otherwise known as #crossfit so I did a little work on my website today and came across this Puffin. I have always loved Puffins but found them just a bit too cute to paint until I visited @skomer_island and the @skokholm_island and their personalities just captivated me … this one is just a little mixed media painting on paper 21 x 29 cm

Tomorrow @one_and_all_games at @cblctrust with @duchy.crossfit tomorrow gathering ideas for my strong more specifically #strongeomen project.
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Too often i find the world to busy for me i have been trying to escape to a quieter world for most of my life, which is what i am trying to convery in my work. But I went out this morning to feed the lambs and everything was quite and still… it was perfect… 😊 I hope your day is full of perfect things!

Good luck tomorrow at @one_and_all_games Everyone but especially @bethanysrobinson @elliegregor @ben.gregor @cornish_honey_badger and all at @duchy.crossfit I look forward to watching you all!.
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