Urban Sketching, Sheffield

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”

Portland Works Sketches

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”

Nether Edge Sheffield, Urban Sketch

Urban Sketchers Yorkshire, Sketchcrawl – Sheffield, 1st May 2015. Felt hugely pregnant for this one (hindsight-lol). Had to go home for a wee after this stop and didn’t catch up with the others. They must have been hiding behind a wall or something. Bit gutted as I wanted to sketch the Abbeydale Picture house with them. WillContinue reading “Nether Edge Sheffield, Urban Sketch”

I hope you’ve brought some red!

It was a fantastic treat to finally get out and about with Urban Sketchers Yorkshire again at the weekend. They are such a talented bunch! The National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield is an intriguing place. Entirely run by volunteers, it’s based in the old Police/Fire station on West Bar and is packed to the rafters with old fire-engines,Continue reading “I hope you’ve brought some red!”

Sheffield Sketchcrawl! #4 22/01/11

Happy Belated 30th International Sketchcrawl Day! I hope you had a sketchful day. Here’s what we got up to in Sheffield: First stop (after stocking up on supplies at Blackwells over the road), Sheffield Central Library, an Art Deco delight. After I’d spent the week reading about the Wiener Werkstatte, it seemed apt: All thatContinue reading “Sheffield Sketchcrawl! #4 22/01/11”