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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

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Sintra, Portugal

Another sketch from our recent travels, this one from Sintra, Portugal – a lovely area just north west of Lisbon.

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And here is “C”, I count 30 items, not including the 2 cars (Corvette and Cadillac). Enjoy!

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Old Barn near Murren

This was a very old barn near Murren in the Bernese Oberland. It’s a beautiful area and a “way station” on the way to the cable car to Piz Gloria. Getting here required a train down from where we were … Continue reading

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Old Buildings, Basel

I didn’t get to do a lot of “on-site” sketching this past trip for various reasons, but took lots of photos as there was loads of interesting subject matter. The perspective in this particular sketch was rather tricky and took … Continue reading

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View from the Red Lion

Sketched this while having lunch at the Red Lion, the only Pub in Avebury. It’s also the only pub in the world inside a stone circle (or a henge). We had lunch and a couple of drinks and then went … Continue reading

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75 Lorong Stewart, Penang

Uniquely for Malaysia, Penang retains names and references to its colonial heritage, thus we have seen Lebuh King (King Street), Lebuh Queen, Lorong Love (Love Lane) and Lebuh Campbell amongst many others. Apparently my lot were quite busy here… even … Continue reading

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Old Storefronts, Penang

Sat and had a coffee this morning at a small hotel bar on Lebuh Cintra in Georgetown and sketched these old storefronts across the road. Wish I’d brought watercolours! The colours are brilliant here!

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Campo Santa Margherita, Venice

  This was the first sketch I did on the trip to Italy… I think the lack of practice shows! Still – it was a surprisingly tricky sketch as all the buildings across the “square” were slightly off kilter from one … Continue reading

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Vatican apartments – after Raphael

  The Vatican was amazing… everywhere you turned there was something you’ve seen in your art history books all your life… I found this little border detail in one of the Pope’s apartments, across from the very famous “School of … Continue reading

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