This my pen and wash painting of the amazing Falkirk Wheel. I took the reference photo for this one when working in Scotland close to it. I was lucky to arrive just as the wheel was about to operate, and I was amazed at the smoothness and speed of the lift. A must visit place if you are in Falkirk in Scotland.
Pen sketch at art group this evening. This is one of the corn sellers in Parga, Greece.
These guys sell superb corn and the smell is amazing as you pass them on the seafront.
A couple of weeks ago I was working in Scotland in Renfrew. The building we were in was the Advanced Formainf Research Centre and this facility was across the road. I loved the clean white of the building and the shadows under the eaves.
This is my watercolour version of it.
Had a great couple of nights here last week whilst we were working in Fife. Great food and drink and a comfortable stop. This is my ink painting taken from my own reference photo.
Delighted that this painting has been delivered to its new owner. Hope it brings them joy!
I have painted this before on the iPad, but it is one of my favourite industrial sights. The Forth Road Bridge in Fife. We passed over the road bridge next to it two days ago, and this was painted from an earlier reference image taken by myself.
Painted in drawing ink and ink pen.
We recently held an event in Scotland at Fife Renewables in Leven Scotland. The view from the back of the facility is very industrial and I just wanted to have a go at painting it from a photograph I took on the day.
Apparently the wind turbine in the distance of the largest in Europe and the near one looms over the facility. I produced this quite minimalist view in ink and drawing inks for the colour.
This is my ink drawing of Trafalgar Square I completed on my visit there last week. I have added a touch of shading using Winsor and Newton drawing inks. Didn’t want to over do it with this one.
Business trip to London today and as it was going to be a relatively early finish, I brought some sketching materials and took myself off into Trafalgar and Leicester Squares. Lovely day to sketch even though I did make Shakespeare look a bit short!
Trying my hand at coloured pencils again. A second painting if Whalley Abbey. I need a few more pencils and a wider range of colours to be honest. Quite like the good quality pencils though.