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‘You ain’t dun nothin’ ’til you’ve Dunbogan’.

14 Jun

Stories from my Sketchbook . . .

On the other side of the river from North Haven where I live is the seaside village of Dunboganand the place to go for a great cup coffee with a view in Dunbogan is ‘The Boatshed‘. 

This is a sketch from a photo of the Boatshed.  If I had wanted to draw the Boatshed from this angle any other way than from a photo I would have had to have been out in a tinnie on the riverand that was never going to happen.  But I wanted to do some practice on perspective and this seemed like a bit of a challenge (which it was).  Also note that there are no people in this sketch.  This is never the case at the Boatshedit’s usually packed with people enjoying their coffee and cake and feeding the fish off the deck—but I haven’t quite got the hang of drawing people yet so I just pretended they weren’t there (a little thing called ‘artistic licence’.)  One challenge at a time, methinks . . .

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‘You ain’t dun nothin’ ’til you’ve Dunbogan’.

 
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6 responses to “‘You ain’t dun nothin’ ’til you’ve Dunbogan’.

  1. stevetalbot51

    June 14, 2016 at 7:58 am

    Great sketch Sal!

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    • sallyinthehaven

      June 14, 2016 at 8:26 am

      Thank you. 🙂

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      • Elizabeth Poole

        June 14, 2016 at 10:19 am

        I never knew you had this talent for drawing Skip!

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      • sallyinthehaven

        June 14, 2016 at 10:32 am

        Hi Liz. It is something I have done on and off over the years (mostly off). Now I am ‘on’ again, and very much enjoying it. 🙂

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  2. Judy

    June 14, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    It’s just outside of open hours Sal…I can almost smell the coffee though!

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  3. Jon

    June 20, 2016 at 9:55 am

    Love the sketch and love Dunbogan!

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