SketchCrawl North had a Christmas get-together on Saturday.
When we'd done with the sensible food, we indulged in some cake. I had some banana bread but Matthew pulled out all the stops with a full-on icing-plus-cherry-and-almonds cake, with jammy filling. He spent so long drawing it, he never got to eat it at all, and had to take it home in a napkin:
I fancied a change, so tried some blind-contour drawing, inspired by my friend Andrea Joseph who often does this to warm up. They are not 100% blind, as I did allow myself sneaky glimpses at the paper when I needed to replace my pencil in a new position.
Thanks to all the sketchers who came and thanks to the Harland Cafe for hosting. If you want to see more sketches and photos, take a look here.