The Documentary - worth 10 minutes of your time and featuring yours truly!
Castle Durrow is an 18th-century country house in Durrow, County Laois, Ireland - unfortunately I didn't get to visit. Done for a wedding reception invitation. I really enjoy using ink line and have always admired the illustrators used in publications like Punch and Illustrated London News. And of course there's Arthur Guptill's Rendering in Pen and Ink featuring masters of American penmanship - a classic first published in 1976 and still in print. 240 x 340 mm.
I'm chuffed that I managed to get a feature page in next month's Artists and Illustrators Magazine - on sale now!
at Southampton City Art Gallery to mark the 50 Years of City Status - opening this Saturday afternoon from 1.00 to 3.00pm - all welcome!
sketch from Saturday's Urban Sketchers Southampton sketch crawl. Looking west from the north car park - sunny but breezy: about one and a half hours. A5 sketchbook on heavyweight cartridge.
this time from the South West. I did the pencil sketch on Sunday whilst sitting on a convenient gravestone and applied watercolour later on. Hand-made A5 sketchbook on heavyweight cartridge. Design Chapel
Christchurch in yet another hand-made sketchbook
in the March issue of Hampshire Life - pick up your copy: on the shelves now!
of a new house design in a beautiful Gloucestershire setting using traditional materials of oak, stone and slates.
Sketchcrawl in a busy West Quay Southampton. Pen drawing on location and later watercolour version. A good turn-out yesterday with around twenty braving the hoards of retail worshippers in this 21st century consumer cathedral.