I was about to get out and go for a walk at Longshaw but I thought better of it. Ten minutes later there was a very wintery shower over this area of the Peak District! Difficult to sketch or describe or photograph what I saw, but the approaching rain was masking out parts of theContinue reading “Storm approaching Longshaw, sketchbook”
This is a part of Hathersage Moor called the Secret Garden, which is well known to climbers but I’ve never walked through it before. Lots of boulders, birch trees and blue skies.
My sketchbook pages from Urban Sketchers Yorkshire sketchcrawl March 2017, at The Hepworth Gallery Wakefield and Wakefield Wharf.
Just a couple of quick gouache sketches that were inspired by a weather-filled walk on Hathersage Moor this winter. The wind was wild, moving the swirly-whirly clouds along so quickly and allowing the sun to peek out and do its reflection-y thing again here and there, it was wonderful. I didn’t get rained on either, which was a bonus.
It was a surprisingly balmy October day, urban sketching in Sheffield with the talented folk of Urban Sketchers Yorkshire, taking in the sights of Sheffield. In my sketchbook: Sheffield Town Hall, Sheffield Winter Garden (this was also my Inktober offering of the day, more on that later), The Globe Inn on Howard Street and a quickContinue reading “Urban Sketching, Sheffield”
Beautiful Whitby in September. Only managed one sketch this time, but no doubt we’ll be back.
These sketches are from when I went out with Urban Sketchers Yorkshire in June (Yes, it’s August now, I know. I’m not the most efficient person in the world, but I seriously don’t know how anybody gets anything done with a baby around). Portland Works is a lovely grungy Grade II Listed former cutlery factoryContinue reading “Portland Works Sketches”
Sketching the Peak District landscape in pen and watercolour from the car while the baby naps.