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Bzzz! Self

Here’s a drawing from some months ago. Self portrait May 2019. Bzzzz! View this post on Instagram Here's a drawing from some months ago. Self portrait May 2019. Bzzz! A post shared by Rachel Groves (@tumdeetum) on Sep 26, 2019

Posted in Art, CFIDS, CFS, Doodle, Drawing, Life, M.E., ME/CFS, MECFS, SelfPortrait, Sketchbook

May Your Trails Be Crooked – Pop Up Card

Mountain pop up inside a bought card. Made for a friend. With quote “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” Edward Abbey. Ink and

Posted in Art, PopUp

Watermark or Nothing

You’re no-one without a watermark. I couldn’t get to sleep after an online incident so I made this little digital drawing. You carefully place your work online with a description, medium, tags, ownership. Then it gets copied, saved, Pinned, shared,

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Posted in Art, Digital, DigitalArt, Drawing, SelfPortrait

Pumpkin Head

Pumpkin head. Sketchbook drawing ink and watercolour. 29 October 2015

Posted in Art

Progress – Oh Baby

Painting in progress … Wednesday’s palette… Background and sides done … Lovely lovely paint…

Posted in Acyrlic, Art, Painting

Oh Baby Painting

Started a new painting with a baby theme and here’s a peek at the drawing for the piece. It’s going to be in acrylic on box canvas 30cm square and will be a colourful affair as usual.

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Who Is That? – Drawing

This guy just appeared in my sketchbook. Who is that? Excuse the crinkly paper. Or is that him? Ink and watercolour. 20140326

Posted in Art, Drawing

Bow Tie Cat – Drawing

My neighbour’s cat Wilbur has taken to wearing bow ties. I saw him in a snazzy polka dot number so just had to draw him. Ink and watercolour. 20140318

Posted in Art, Drawing, Life

Loose Change – Drawing

We saved our 1p, 2p and 5p coins for years and then cashed them in at a Coin Star machine at the supermarket.  Over thirty quid. Hurrah! Ink and watercolour. Sometime early 2014.

Posted in Art, Drawing

Sewing Machine – Drawing

Sewing machine – quick drawing. Pen on paper. 20140317

Posted in Art, Drawing, Life

Rachel Groves, Artist
Lichfield, Staffordshire, UK