Author name: Sasala Wickramasinghe

Urban sketching and watercolour is my hobby. I'm a biochemist by training and work for the NHS full time as a healthcare scientist. Most of my free time, outside my day job is devoted to art and urban sketching. I am a self confessed nerd when it comes to watercolour and art materials in general. I approach them with the same curiosity and passion as I do for biochemistry - because after all, colour is science! I travel to sketch and sketch to travel. I'm an active member of Urban Sketchers London - part of a global sketching community which I only discovered in 2017.


Another fun urban sketching meet up, this time, in historic Oxford. So much to see and sketch, so little time! Oxford Urban Sketchers welcomed ~15 sketchers from London, Manchester and Leeds. It was as fun as it was exhausting, and we had glorious weather most of the weekend. Martyrs’ Memorial on St Gile’s Radcliffe Camera …

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