I thought I would put together a single post with links to all the days of my trip as an easy way of looking at it all. I do intend to create an ISSUU publication on day (and maybe a blurb book) but I need to stop sketching in order to find the time for that... and I can't stop sketching....
So Here Goes:
Trip Prep Sketches Sketches and decisions I made in preparation for my trip to Europe in Sept/Oct 09 are here on flickr
4 Weeks in the UK (in 3 volumes) Day 00 - The journey Begins... the big flight Sydney to Heathrow Day 01 - Heathrow to Cardiff - including morning tea with Gill from Journal Craft, Caerphily Castle Day 02 - Exploring Cardiff - Cardiff castle and St Ffagans Day 03 - Sunday in Cardiff - Tabernacle Cardiff church Day 04 - Cardiff to Hay on Wye - Big Pit, a cup of tea and dinner... Day 05 - Hay on Wye to Bala. Mary Jones day Day 6 - Bala to Caernarfon via Harlech castle and award winning tearoom Interlude - The Bear in Wales Day 07 - Caernarfon to Llandudno Day 08 - Wales to Newcastle (via Castle Howard - a special sketching visit!) Day 09-10 - Weekend in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Day 11 - Reaching Scotland!!! Day 12 - Glasgow (Kelvingrove area) Day 13 - Glasgow (City and meeting Wil Freeborn Glasgow Urban Sketcher Correspondent) Day 14 - Edinburgh Day 15 - Edinburgh (meeting Stuart Kerr Urban Sketcher Correspondent and guru knitter Rachel Henderson) Day 16 - Edinburgh - open doors days (Day 16a - Sunday with friends - no sketching as usual... just in case you are wondering if I missed a day...I just got my numbers out of whack) Day 17 - On the road to the isles (now don't start singing that song!?! BTW I love it!) Day 18 - Isle of Skye Days 19-20 Scottish West Coast Days 21-27 Inverness and around
A week in Paris in one volume A serious sketching holiday with my friend Eza (please visit her flickr so that you don't miss out on her great sketches!)
Title Page Paris Day 1 - Painting Disaster, Sacre Coeur, Garnier Opera, plus food sketches Paris Day 2: Part 1 - Water lilies, Louvre, Luxembourg gardens Paris Day 2: Part 2 - Le Select and meeting Rick Tulka, new paint tine, Hotel des Invalides and dinner Paris Day 3 - Arc de Triumphe, Eiffel Tower, Musee du quai Branly,Alexander Bridge, lunch and dinner as well of course (Paris Day 4 - another Sunday and day off sketching) Paris Day 5 - Notre dame, meeting Jan Allsop, bridge sketching, tuilieries, Sennelier art shop and purchases Paris Day 6 - Trip to Versailles (including an attempt to sketch the hall of the mirrors - can you believe it!) Paris Day 07 - Last day! Le Corbusier Foundation, Musee Jacquemart Andre, Laduree, and some food naturally! Journey Home