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Holiday sketchbook from Norfolk Broads

A week by the sea in Norfolk in and around Winterton-on-Sea and the Broads. One of my favourite happy places for a holiday. So as soon as we sit down on a walk or on the beach I feel like drawing in the sketchbook. These are all views I’ve probably sketched... read more

Greenwich Old Naval College sketching

A day out with my family in London visiting the Greenwich Maritime Museum and the Cutty Sark. I had to do the sketch above, it’s such a lovely architectural subject. Trying to simplify this into its component parts was the challenge, so as not to take more than... read more

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... read more

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... read more




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