When I was young, there was an enchanting children's programme on the television called 'Captain Pugwash'. This swash-buckling pirate's adventures first appeared as a black-and-white cartoon in Eagle magazine in 1950. I came across Pugwash much later as a black-and-white programme (colour television came later still, in 1970). Together with the inventive and clever cabin-boy … Continue reading Meeting Captain Pugwash again!
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the watercolour paintings I made from photos taken by my cousin Dave in the seas around Australia (the post is here). I filled a small sketchbook purchased from The Brooklyn Art Library with watercolour paintings of fish and included quotations about the ocean. The sketchbook has now been digitised … Continue reading See the sketchbook – tropical fish