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This is my delightful little ficus plant which had (then) just been repotted, too big for its old home, growing almost to the size of a small tree . I had sketched this in with a fountain pen, and I wanted to test if the ink was water soluble or waterproof and its turned out to be neither, just seems to be faded somewhat where I had added the water:

Ficus plant sketch

Whenever I am outside I am usually observing the angles and proportions and shapes of things around, so if I get 10 minutes, I jot them down quickly. Subtle color combinations and fleeting atmospheric conditions though are very difficult to capture because you never seem to have the the exact color and I can´t get them all in memory. Here are a few outdoors along with some gestures: