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Black and white

Both done with white Gelly Roll pen, white Uni Posca brush pen, and water-brush with dilute Lexington grey ink,  A6 – 25 minutes each A life-cast of William Blake’s head (bought many years ago from the National Portrait Gallery when … Continue reading

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Topkapi #1

Two sketches done a year apart in the ‘twin kiosk’ rooms in the Harem section of the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul. The first was done in 2012 focussing on the decorative tiles and trying to get the perspective right. The second … Continue reading

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Rear windows

1mm Pigma pen reloaded with Lexington grey, Lexington grey water-brush, white Gelly Roll pen, watercolour, A6 – 50 minutes Revisiting Marlborough buildings, this time the higgledy-piggledy back, on an overcast afternoon. You can pick out some of the symmetry and … Continue reading

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Roll with it

White Gelly Roll pen, Lexington grey water-brush, White Uni Posca brush pen, A6 – 5 minutes A quick minimalist sketch of two rolls of tissue, one slightly squashed at the top. Less is more?

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Night vision

Sketching at night presents some extra challenges; cold hands, low light, and increased self-consciousness (“What’s he up to…?”). So these two were done fast by the light of street lamps; the first while waiting for a bus in Larkhall (Streetview link), … Continue reading

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