081103 Unite Roofscape_2

November 3, 2008 | Leave your thoughts

Ok, here we go… This roofscape is truly amazing – well I think so anyway. Please bear with me as I go into raptures about the work of Le Corbusier. But just for the record, I will admit that much of his work is not pretty (many would say plain ugly) but compositionally and spatially...


081101 Le Corbusier Masterpiece

November 1, 2008 | Leave your thoughts

This is going to be one of the 101 buildings when I get to more modern times (maybe building 60-something?) but I came across this plan in my recycle paper pile during the week at work and am now going to go on a little exploration of the roofscape of this amazing building. I have...


081101 Drawing Mack

November 1, 2008 | 1 Comment

My friends little 3 year old boy spent the day playing with his lego Mack truck – so I decided to draw it. First attempt I totally ruined it with murky watercolour shadows, 2nd version I gave to my friends and then as I intended to remove my first attempt from sight did a 3rd...


081031 101_6 Pisa

October 31, 2008 | 1 Comment

Number 6 – this project is getting bigger than Ben Hur as I seem to be going down a path of doing a mini research project for each building (rather than just using my 1001 book for a few quick sketches) but it is SO much more satisfying to get a better understanding of the...


081018 Sketching at Nutcote

October 20, 2008 | 1 Comment

A Sketching day at the home of famous Australian author May Gibbs (Snugglepot and Cuddlepie is her famous children’s book with characters from the Australian bush) a beautiful day to be outdoors sketching. My first page spread I used a .005 pen and didn’t quite feel in the mood – certainly my circles were not...