Paint box

Just a little afternoon sketch of the paintbox on my desk. I haven’t done much sketching from life for a while, so I thought I’d warm up by painting something (literally) very close to home. I’m also trying to get … Continue reading

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Portuguese Sketches

Just a few more sketches from last month’s holiday in Portugal. Both are a little unfinished, but perhaps I’ll use my photographs to help complete them at some point.

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Pastel work

Some work with pastel pencils and coloured pencil…

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Sketchbook Pages

Just a few bird studies from my sketchbook. I’ve used a 0.2 waterproof marker with watercolour pencils in the sketch above. I’m pretty pleased with the vibrancy of the pencils – didn’t expect for them to be so nice and … Continue reading

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34th Worldwide Sketchcrawl at the Natural History Museum, London

Last Saturday, I attended my first ever “sketchcrawl” at the Natural History Museum in London. If you don’t know what a sketchcrawl is, take a look at the Urban Sketchers blog, where artists (both amateur and professional) share their sketches … Continue reading

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Bird studies

Just a few sketches that I have been doing in preparation for a project that I hope to be starting next year. More on this soon! For anyone looking for a great resource of wildlife images, the National Geographic website … Continue reading

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