Fun loose teacup sketches

May 8, 2024 | 2 Comments
Teacup Sketching

My teacup sketches are generally serious direct watercolour paintings but from time to time I love doing quick fun loose versions. This is particularly the case when… 1. I have a new-ish cup with a crazy complex but beautiful pattern! A loose sketch is a great way to get to know the pattern and to...

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A little Baroque

May 1, 2024 | 4 Comments
Everyday Sketching

I haven’t been sketching much architecture lately so last night I just felt like a little Baroque.  I found a photo of S. Marcello al Corso in Rome and then had fun playing with colour and thinking about curves, wall layers and classical orders. I remember well sketching this church on location during my big...

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