Sketching in Malvern Town Centre

Sketching in Malvern Town Centre

A bright but very windy Saturday drew me out with my sketchbook, not with a group this time but on my own for a bit of sketching. However familiar places are to us in our own home town, they transform in our minds when we start to sketch them and we see them afresh. I...
Urban Sketching Spring Hill Birmingham

Urban Sketching Spring Hill Birmingham

The first days of Spring, and appropriately enough I find myself out again with the hardy Urban sketchers of Birmingham meeting at Spring Hill Library. I managed to get the first sketch in before we officially met at 11.00am.            ...
Great Malvern Priory

Great Malvern Priory

This is one of my favourite views of the town of Great Malvern, looking across the rooftops of Malvern Priory and the Priory Gatehouse. The warmth of the stone and the variety of architectural styles combine to an elegant whole that is typical of the town. I worked...
Pen and watercolour sketch of Hereford Cathedral

Pen and watercolour sketch of Hereford Cathedral

A day out to Hereford with Gill, and as usual I am parked for an hour with my sketchbook while Gill goes off to the shops. It’s a happy arrangement and I thoroughly enjoyed sitting in this quiet corner enjoying the Autumn sunshine. I coloured it as well on the...
Pen and watercolour sketch of Malvern Priory

Pen and watercolour sketch of Malvern Priory

This is one of my favourite views of Great Malvern town. Looking across the amazing jumble of rooftops that make up the precincts of Malvern Priory. We only moved to Malvern in the last year (2017) so I was keen to make a start on sketching, just as soon as I had...