Tomb, hydrant, B+B

A final group of sketches from Portugal before I  get to grips with scanning all the Istanbul pictures…

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The tomb of Luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal’s greatest poet, in Jeronimos Monastery, Lisbon.

Fountain pen with Carbon ink, water-brush with Lexington grey, watercolour, A5

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One of Lisbon’s very distinctive fire hydrants, standing on the equally ubiquitous chunky mosaic pavement.

Fountain pen with Carbon ink, water-brush with Lexington grey, watercolour, A5

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The lovely Bed and Breakfast we stayed in in Sintra…

Water-brush with Lexington grey ink, gouache, A5

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… and the view of Sintra Palace from our bedroom window. (Interesting to compare with Jean-Christophe Defline’s sketch of the Palace and trying to work out where he was standing/floating to get that view!)

Water-brush with Lexington grey ink, water-colour, A5

About Ed Mostly

Enthusiastic daily sketcher based in Bath Uk
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