Day 07 – I am still in my first week and only 6 spreads left in my book! So I had to be careful today so that I did not totally run out!
Although an impressive castle, I was overdoing the Edward I castles a bit and didn’t intend to visit Beaumaris. However the place I really wanted to see was not open till noon… So what else was I going to do with myself… I couldn’t just find somewhere nice to sit and relax could I?????
Penryhn Castle was a REAL highlight! Wow! I really really want to go back. A Victorian masterpiece full of consistently impressive interiors all in Romanesque style (many based on Durham cathedral which I was planning to visit – alas wasn’t able to get inside…but more of that in week 2!)
Here are my three pages that I did – I plan to do a more careful plan and elevation sometime….
After all the heavy slate coloured stone castles that I visited a seaside resort town was a delightful change… Such a pity I only arrived at 5pm in the evening and had an early start the next day. I enjoyed sketches these so much – a great way to finish my Welsh book….
In fact this was the last page – I paced myself too well and had a page spare… So just had to sketch my dinner to finish my book.
Wow! End of Volume 1 of my Europe 09 trip.