Last Swim of 2016

Last Swim of 2016, or: ‘Why do you do it?’

‘Why do you do it?’ said the diver, struggling into her drysuit and eyeing my swimming costume with a tinge of horror. Because this is what it looked like; because being in a wetsuit is not the same as being in the water; because I can.

I do admit to wearing gloves yesterday, I had forgotten that, when I drew this. Particularly good for chilly swims when you can’t help but stop and take photos. I had a slight dilemma about adding people to this picture, so I finished two versions.

Last Swim of 2016

Last Swim of 2016

 

Last Swim of 2016 ii

Last Swim of 2016 ii

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