Recent Graphite Sketching

September 25, 2023 | 7 Comments
Sketching Sydney

For many years I have almost exclusively drawn in ink. Although I’ve been very much aware of what a great sketching tool a simple graphite pencil is, I’ve never really used it. The main reason is that I don’t like smudges on my page. However in the last month or so, thanks to the inclusion...


A little Gothic Architecture

September 22, 2023 | 1 Comment
Architecture Sketching

In the last few weeks I’ve been re-reading a great architectural history book – The Cathedrals of England by Alec Clifton-Taylor. Before I became a sketcher I used to spend a lot of my free time reading architectural history/ theory books as research for future travels. I bought and read this book in 2000 in...