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Lisbon views

Fountain pen with Carbon ink, water-colour, A5 Marker pen with Carbon ink, watercolour, A5 Two views of Lisbon from the apartment we stayed in, with two different approaches to line. I loved looking across at a neighbouring roof-top and its eclectic collection … Continue reading

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Sintra National palace

Up on the roof at 7am, sketching Sintra National Palace as the sun rose over the hills. I used a handy folding ruler to draw some pencil guidelines at the start to get the foreground rooflines right, and found that their vanishing … Continue reading

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