Author Archives: Bruce Thomson
I’ve been busy of late, but not posting, as you’ll have noticed. My students were recently working on a “classic redesign” and one of the subjects (surprise, surprise) was a 1976 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce. Wonder where that came from? … Continue reading
I drove down to Watkins Glen last week and visited the old F1 track for the first time. The area is beautiful and the drive from the interstate alongside Seneca lake was lovely. I had the convertible hood of the … Continue reading
I have been remiss – I have allowed an excess of self-imposed projects to impede my posting here – but – I will rectify this now with this belated posting of a sketch from the Muslim quarter in Granada from … Continue reading
Another sketch from our recent travels, this one from Sintra, Portugal – a lovely area just north west of Lisbon.
A sketch from our recent trip to Spain. This is a clock tower in the “Plaza Duquesa de parcent” in the eastern part of Ronda. Like most of my sketch subjects it had a comforting proximity to a patio that … Continue reading
In the same sketchbook (circa 1985) that I found the Tower of London (previous post) I found this – and I find this vastly amusing. I remember staying in this Youth Hostel back in early July of 1985 – I’ve … Continue reading
When I was 18, I went to Europe – good move, I think – it altered my perceptions and changed my life – but I digress. Even back then, I sketched… and on the left you see a badly aged … Continue reading
Please excuse the roughness of this – the final sketch in my “ABC” series – this is a sketch done in 6H pencil as a preliminary underlay for the final. The alliteration for this one (not printed out but slated … Continue reading
Apologies – for the late addition of this (have been very busy) and the quality. This is a sketch – I didn’t get much further than this. I do have “M” sketched out in rough and will publish it next … Continue reading
..and here is J…including the cars, I count 25 items – Have at it!