Saturday, 19 May 2012

Botanics and Inverleith Allotments May 11th (Rona's comments)

The weather wasn't on our side this time, but undeterred, Elspeth and I headed across the road to the allotments. I love the organised chaos of allotments - the colourful huts, the salvaged materials used to build all sorts of garden necessities and all the different planting. Despite the rain and cold I managed a few wee sketches and took some photos. Eventually though the warmth of the Hope Gateway and lunch beckoned!

Allotments at Inverleith with Fettes in the distance

Some Wonky Huts (with smudges!)

Monday, 14 May 2012

Botanic Gardens11th May 2012

Mhairi's efforts
The weather wasn't as good as the last time we were here......
.............So I stayed indoors and drew the 1607 Botanic's bell and copied a framed print from a wee exhibition in the Botanics.....Catch it if you can. This is one of a series of hand coloured linocuts of nests and eggs by Hugh Bryden
But as always lunch was good!