Beauty and the Beast, Southwark

This an assortment of drawings done over the last few months as I’ve been keeping an eye on the steadily-rising beast that is the Shard, due to be completed at London Bridge next… Continue reading

Lazy days in Marrakesh

On a blissful trip to Morocco I got in a bit of sketching. Though the city of Marrakesh is beautiful, and the red walls and cobalt blue skies never failed to amaze me,… Continue reading

Learning from An Experiment

I’ve many drawings of groups of people I’d like to work up into paintings or prints but have been having trouble getting started. Composing pictures of a group is a new and tricky… Continue reading

Edward Ardizzone

I’ve been musing on the drawings of artist, illustrator and writer Edward Ardizzone recently. This week my Pa and I took a look at an exhibition of his work at Wolseley Fine Arts… Continue reading

One bridge, many moods

A wee while back I posted a collection of drawings I’d been making of my local landmark, Tower Bridge. The night drawing  was my favourite, and I decided that it was the ideal… Continue reading

A year on…

A little insight into my world: Arts students in a life drawing session, Kensington. I’m celebrating a year of blogging with my first annual review. Last February I tentatively started recording my drawings… Continue reading

Chandeliers and da Vinci

There are a few perks to having His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales as a patron. They include being able to draw in some rather special places and being invited to see… Continue reading

Gothic Galore

Regular readers may have noticed that I’m gradually getting back into drawing architecture. I’d been deliberately avoiding it as I tried to loosen up my style, but a combination of speedy drawings and… Continue reading

Just another night in London

January blues can be hard to shake when you have to return to work, and then trudge home, under London’s dark winter skies. But now back at the school, I’d been looking forward… Continue reading

Music Makers

It was delightful to meet many people at my little show in December who had found me via the Spitalfields Life blog. One was Peter, a cellist who kindly offered me the opportunity… Continue reading