A Crisp Winter’s Day in Port Sunlight

It can be tiring and frustrating being tied to the computer, picking up emails, replying to emails, picking up more emails, replying to more emails… Last Friday I decided to ‘bunk off’ for a few hours and flex the drawing muscles in Port Sunlight. I’d been waiting for a decent weather forecast for a few…

Liddypool Metropolitan Cathedral

Today’s pen and ink-type sketch was made to the same ends as yesterday’s artwork depicting Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, for the forthcoming Winter Arts Market at St George’s Hall in Liverpool. The sketch above was made this morning and depicts Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. I made today’s sketch on Daler Rowney watercolour paper. The approximate size of…

Liddypool’s Anglican Cathedral

I’ll be taking part in the Winter Arts Market at St George’s Hall in Liverpool this Sunday (8th December 2013). Landscape art depicting ‘local’ landmarks tend to be those most popular with visitors, so I thought I would try to do a few smaller, affordable pieces during the course of this week (time permitting), to…

Autumnal Sunshine and a Walk down the Prom

The first sunny day in what seems like months and a golden opportunity to take the sketchbook out for a spin this afternoon. I haven’t done any sketches in about 6 weeks so, not for the first time, I felt a bit rusty. However, being out in the fresh air, the smell of the sea…

Three Air Fresheners on a Fireplace

My poorly better half was forced to return home from work today. After tending to the patient, I made this pen drawing of three air fresheners grouped together on a fireplace, as she lay recovering on the settee, to the accompaniment of The Odd Couple on DVD. No conclusions regarding household smell should be drawn…