Kay Greenlees writes (Creating Sketchbooks for Embroiderers and Textile Artists, Batsford 2005) that sketching
“becomes a unique way of exploring and storing information, including whatever arouses curiosity and interest.”
Driving back from Newcastle I decided to try some sketching from the passenger seat of the car. Over a series of three pages I captured some of the vehicles, scenery and text, that I saw passing along the road.
As I drew I included observations about atmospheric and other environmental conditions …
… not to mention signs and other writing that caught my interest.