Category Archives: Travel

Bridge at Ronda (in progress)

A work in progress – as you can see. This one is tricky – again – it’s small – and I don’t want to resort to small (000) brushes but it’s hard not to given the detail in the bridge. … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Sketch/painting Venice

I’ve ignored paintings since working on a piece of Fernando Alonso winning the European Grand Prix of Valencia in a Ferrari. This seemed to be the perfect subject – and I had all the reference and this painting was going … Continue reading

Posted in Illustration, Travel | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Sintra, Portugal

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

Posted in Architecture, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Ronda, Spain

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

Posted in Travel | Tagged | Leave a comment

Leuven

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

Posted in Travel | Tagged | Leave a comment

Old School and new.

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

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Architecture, Travel | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

View from The Old Post House

This is the only sketch I managed to finish while in the UK – have had a very busy but wonderful time. This is the view from the back yard of our bed and breakfast, “The Old Post House” in … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , ,

Snack Trike, Malacca

Because, after all, what is a bike (or a trike for that matter) without wrought iron?

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 4 Comments