Lots of sketching in Newcastle

May 16, 2022 | 14 Comments
Travel Sketching

I’m having a great time in Newcastle – there is so much to explore and sketch here. And I’m continuing to experiment with mixing coloured pencils with watercolour. There are a lot of images in this article so I’m just going to get straight into it. Wednesday A lovely local coffee and smashed avo for...

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First few days in Newcastle

May 11, 2022 | 22 Comments
Travel Sketching

I’ve had a wonderful first few days here in Newcastle. Despite a lot of rain forecasted, it’s been mainly dry and the rain hasn’t affected my sketching plans at all. (Super thankful for that!) Newcastle I’ve been to Newcastle many times in my life but nearly exclusively for day trips (including some workshops a few...

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Watercolour is back!

May 9, 2022 | 8 Comments
Teacup Sketching

I certainly enjoyed doing this teacup sketch on Saturday morning before I drove off for a 2 week sketching trip. It was nice to be working wet-on-wet again! But I intend to continue to use coloured pencils (or watercolour pencils)! I’m in Newcastle this week and I’ll share the first few days worth of sketching...

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