I knew I had to make the nine close-up drawings of my Morris Minor before it went off for it's annual service, MOT and urgent attention to a petrol leak.
I needed the watercolour sketches so I could begin experimenting for my next painting 'Momento Mori' of which they will form an important part of the nine canvases
Although it was freezing cold weather, I steeled myself to make the studies, one a day, until they were finished. Each one took about 90 minutes and I also got Hazel to photograph the same views so I had further reference.
The car passed it's MOT and the leak has been fixed, so I'm hoping to drive it a bit more in this, its 90th year.