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Tiny figure

One of the many beautiful objects in the Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm. Needed the very fine water-brush and a steady hand for this one.  The sketch is about one inch tall on the page, so looks … Continue reading

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Bath Abbey

Met up with Jim to sketch in town. It was damp and foggy outside so we visited the Abbey, where helpful guides showed us typos on memorial plaques (‘immorality’ instead of ‘immortality’), and tiny skulls hidden in the eyes of … Continue reading

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Bike

A bike in Stockholm. The unusual handlebars are designed for riders with a long left arm. Fountain pen with carbon ink, watercolour, A6

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The Doors

Looking towards the front door through two other doorways, with two further doors on the left, and five cupboard doors on the right. There’s a large map of Europe on the left hand wall. Fountain pen with carbon ink, watercolour, … Continue reading

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Snufkin mug

A mug of tea, drawn using a new multicolour biro with 6 colours. Blur your eyes a bit for the full effect… Muji 6 colour biro, A6

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Walt

Walt from ‘Breaking Bad’, paused during one of his characteristic appalled expressions as he faces/realises yet another terrible moral dilemma. Drawn from an image on the TV; a rare opportunity to get an entirely static life model, but in 2D. … Continue reading

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“..use of the swivel chair in future negotiations…”

Lots of mistakes restated lines in this one; many tricky shapes and angles… Marker pen, watercolour, A5

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Hilbre Island

Hilbre Island in the Dee Estuary, seen from West Kirby with the tide coming in fast, on a very windy day. The sketch was done in 2 minutes so we could get to Parkgate for a Nicholls ice-cream as soon … Continue reading

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Handy

Late in the evening, I haven’t sketched during the day… What to draw? What’s to hand? Fountain pen with Lexington grey ink, Zig ‘real brush’ pens, A5

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Beetle and hornet

I found these beautiful corpses in the garden during a very hot and dry spell. Fountain pen with carbon ink, watercolour, A5

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