SKETCHBOOK: Burbage Plantation

Short circular walk from Upper Burbage Bridge, down the valley, following the brook to Burbage Plantation under Higger Tor, stopping to do a couple of sketches, then back along Green Drive.

Walking, sketching, inspiration

Not much to report from the studio this week but here are a few snapshots from behind the scenes. As well as grabbing as much painting time as I can between all the Other Things, I’ve been working on lots of shop updates and improvements, and I’ve put aside the guilt (mostly) and made timeContinue reading “Walking, sketching, inspiration”

Rain over Burbage Moor

Rain over Burbage Moor Sian Vernon, 2018 Pastel on paper BUY ORIGINAL 9×12 inches BUY PRINT A4 Just released, this brooding pastel painting inspired by Burbage Moor and an approaching rainstorm obscuring the distant hills. There’s lots more Peak District art and prints available for sale in my Folksy shop – please click and haveContinue reading “Rain over Burbage Moor”

Stanage Millstone Cheese Label

Something a little different. I recently licensed my work to be used on a lovely locally-made artisan cheese. Sophie and James from Cow Close Farm in Hathersage got in touch before Christmas because they wanted some new artwork for the labels for their Stanage Millstone cheese. Their old label was really nice but, when theContinue reading “Stanage Millstone Cheese Label”

Nether Edge Sheffield, Urban Sketch

Urban Sketchers Yorkshire, Sketchcrawl – Sheffield, 1st May 2015. Felt hugely pregnant for this one (hindsight-lol). Had to go home for a wee after this stop and didn’t catch up with the others. They must have been hiding behind a wall or something. Bit gutted as I wanted to sketch the Abbeydale Picture house with them. WillContinue reading “Nether Edge Sheffield, Urban Sketch”