Day 23: Edinburgh oil sketch

Edinburgh skyline

Short on time today so just a quick little oil sketch of Edinburgh (10x15cm). That’s supposed to be the castle over on the left, and Princes Street on the right. Not my best work! That’s OK – if you’re not having some ups and downs during Art Every Day Month, you’re doing it wrong.

Yesterday we were busy with an “instameet,” where you get together with a group, go for a walk, take pictures, and then hang out together as you all upload them to Instagram. We walked through Edinburgh’s Christmas markets, and had the most perfect weather for it. You can see the results on our Instagram page. Perhaps some future painting inspiration in there!

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4 Responses to “Day 23: Edinburgh oil sketch”

  1. masha says:

    Up or down, I like it very much! You have a beautiful Instagram feed, I’m following it now. :)
    masha recently posted..Day 174: The Baby Black Bear

  2. Maron says:

    definitely seeds for future paintings there! Looks like you had a wonderful day. lucky you!

  3. aga says:

    nice and atmospheric sketch. Thank you for sharing.

  4. Jul says:

    Thanks, all! I think I need to give this scene another try, to see if I can manage to convey what I was hoping to.

    I’ve only recently started using Instagram, and I’ve been slow to warm up to it, but it seems to have its uses.

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