Tag Archives: royal crescent

Busy busy

Sitting on the lawn in front of the Royal Crescent trying to sketch everyone that passes by during a sunny 20 minutes, sometimes just catching their feet, sometimes seeing them in the distance. It’s a sort of survey/sampling exercise, a bit messy, … Continue reading

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Marlborough light

1mm Pigma pen, white and blue Uni Posca brush markers, Lexington grey water-brush, dilute blue and brown ink for roof and chimneys, A5 – 30 mins line drawing on location, 20 mins adding ink washes and colour at home Wet … Continue reading

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“I scream, you scream…”

An ice-cream van next to the Royal Crescent, a tourist hot-spot in Bath. The owners packed up and left before I could draw them leaning out of the window serving customers, reminding me to sketch the people in a scene … Continue reading

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Park life

A warm and sunny Saturday in the park, people reading, chatting and sunbathing, covering the lawn in front of the Royal Crescent. A great chance to do lots of fast and simple figure studies of people at rest. Fountain pen and water-brushes with … Continue reading

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