Hello Everyone, I hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas and I'm sending you all my best wishes for a very happy new year. 

I would like to thank everyone for making comments on my posts here too, I really appreciate that but am having a little bit of trouble thanking you on the post as it will not let me do that.  Hey ho, at least I've done it here now.

I would also like you to know that I have started a new page of pencil drawings, I've been going a bit mad with them since discovering the pencil.  Take a look, it's the page before this one.  I have found a way of doing them that suits me and I'm trying to get lots of practise in so that they are right.  My method is to use the pencil for all the main lines and marks and then use a brush for the shading (I usually dip it in the pencil