The iconic Seven Dials pillar stands at the centre of where 7 streets meet, but did you know the pillar depicts only 6 sun dials? Read more about the intriguing history of Seven Dials here.
Shoreham-by-sea from across River Adur Houseboats in Shoreham-by-sea Worthing beach front
St Dunstan in the East The Shipwrights Arms on Tooley Street Tower of London from across the river at Potter’s Field Keat’s statue at Guy’s, and Elsey & Bent stall on Borough Market
Blustery day on Worthing beach front, looking towards the pier.
Woodberry Wetlands Nature Reserve.
Kew Gardens is home to some majestic old trees, some of which are several thousand years old! This mighty oak reminded me of something out of a fairytale. As I sat sketching, I was almost expecting it to come to life and unfurl its beautiful twisted trunk.
I wanted to start the New Year with a sketch – something positive to start 2021 with. The weather wasn’t ideal; I had barely got started when the rain came. The rest was done inside a warm car while having a New Year’s day ‘picnic’ of milk-rice and tea.
Welcome to my blog and the very first post. You may think Christmas Eve is a strange day to start an art blog. I’ve been thinking about keeping a blog for a while, but I was waiting for the ‘right moment’; for the planets to align, get through all the unfinished tasks, basically for my life to be perfect. Then came 2020! The ‘right moment’ is now. I chanced upon the concept of urban sketching in 2017 whilst browsing the…