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I am taking groups of students to museums and galleries in London next term including the Natural History Museum and Tate Britain, So I did a pre-visit today. Art won for me, although I enjoyed drawing … → December 16, 2013

Train Journey Drawing

A week of journeys and some good drawing opportunities. I so enjoyed drawing the couple in the top drawing. Click the images for more detail. → October 23, 2013

A day in London – visiting galleries – and drawing while I travel about. Serious competition for my daughter’s drawing. → July 6, 2013

I went up to Leamington Spa to see a student production of Titus Andronicus which my daughter directed, and did these in the half light of the auditorium. I liked the flowing quality and clear shapes. … → March 11, 2011

Was in the Museum of Brands with one of my classes. I enjoyed drawing the different styles of type on the range of packaging. Here are the drawings I did last Summer when I first visited … → December 1, 2010

     1 taxi and 3 trains. Sketchbook drawings. Click images for a larger view. → August 22, 2010

Inspired by Turner

When I was about 14, I went to a large exhibition of Turner’s work, including sketchbooks and sketches, at what was then …

Drawings while in New York This drawing above was done just after seeing the exhibition of Elizabeth Peyton at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. the left hand drawing was used as the basis for a … → October 26, 2008