Welcome Spring

I'm a big fan of winter but even I'm over the cold season this year. And without fail on the 1st September (for those of us in the Southern Hemisphere) it was a warm, sunny spring day. Work has been very manageable this week so it allowed me some free time to sit in my... Continue Reading →

Already April

I cannot believe we are four months into the new year - it's ridiculous. It's been awhile since I did some Urban Sketching, admittedly I never felt motivated too, but once I did one I wanted to keep going. I also drew my first "ghost" stop - which is a bus stop that is no... Continue Reading →

Do the Bus Stop

As I was starting a brand new sketchbook for my Urban Sketches entries I decided on a theme based around Scenes From A Bus Stop. Most will still be around my local area, but as I take public transport quite regularly I will include other locations around Sydney (and possibly further? who knows...) Anyway, I'm... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

I made the most of my precious client-free week inbetween Xmas and NY Day and got a lot of drawing and painting done. How blissful it was! I managed a couple more Urban Sketches, which completes one book. So I will start the new year with a new book. I was thinking of drawing scenes... Continue Reading →

Urban Sketches

The weather has been very wet in Sydney of late. When we should be sweating in the shade we are still wearing boots and tucking a cardigan in our bag. So I only managed two Urban Sketches of my neighbourhood, but I'm hoping with the Christmas break coming up to fit in some more. The... Continue Reading →

Fighting, Festivals and F… other stuff.

A friend invited me to watch his SCA group (Society for Creative Anachronism) spar using and wearing medieval weaponry and armour, respectively. It was really challenging, as it always is when capturing figures constantly moving at fast speed. And unlike other gestural drawing I've done - none of their moves were repeated,like dancers going through a... Continue Reading →

Urban Sketches in July

Just a couple more additions to my Urban Sketchers Sydney page. One of Marrickville Road and a couple down at Tempe – which is well worth another visit. But why is it that I always ended up going on overcast  days? For a more detailed look and read click here.

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