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From Westminster's media village

FROM WESTMINSTER'S MEDIA VILLAGE

“Another dramatic day in British politics”: how often we've heard that said since the 2016 referendum decision to take the UK out of...

Late summer, Vitoria Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain

LATE SUMMER, VITORIA GASTEIZ, BASQUE COUNTRY, SPAIN

2018 was a ferociously hot summer in northern Spain, a region not accustomed to that kind of heat. Everything slowed down, as people...

 
 
 
Metrosideros excelsa

METROSIDEROS EXCELSA

A wonderful specimen at an old psiquiatric hospital in Lisboa. Today most of the area of this old hospital is used as Gov offices in...

RAINING DAY

RAINING DAY

Went for a event site orientation at 798 Arts District , DaShanZhi area Beijing. It was raining heavily and we got stranded in a small...

 
 
 
In a few strokes: Giuseppe

IN A FEW STROKES: GIUSEPPE

I watch Giuseppe playing, from a friend's balcony. I admire him, he is a master of gypsy jazz

A Day in Kowloon

A DAY IN KOWLOON

On my way to AsiaLink 2018, I first stopped in Hong Kong. I am so grateful for the amazing hospitality of the Hong Kong sketchers,...

 
 
 
Dressed in Purple - Sydney's Jacaranda Season

DRESSED IN PURPLE - SYDNEY'S JACARANDA SEASON

When I was growing up, the first hint of jacaranda purple across the suburbs instilled dread in our hearts, because it signalled our...

In a few strokes: Reading poems

IN A FEW STROKES: READING POEMS

Alberite Last Saturday, Julia Baigorri, Santiago Vivanco and Eduardo Ochoa read some poems. Feelings, perceptions that one day they...

 
 
 
Corfu (3)

CORFU (3)

22-26.11.2018. Since our arrival in Corfu Town on October 16 we have changed our vision of the island. What with the monastery and...

Drawing Attention December 2018

DRAWING ATTENTION DECEMBER 2018

Remember to select FULL SCREEN. To read Drawing Attention December 2018 as a scrollable pdf,

 
 
 
House Hunting

HOUSE HUNTING

By Fred Lynch in New London, Connecticut, USA -from my ongoing sketch investigation of immigration and ancestry called Whence. John...

Room with a view

ROOM WITH A VIEW

This is the view I had from my hotel room when I was staying in Clermont-Ferrand a couple of weeks ago for the travel sketchbook festival,...

 
 
 
Graphite is the matter: workshop results

GRAPHITE IS THE MATTER: WORKSHOP RESULTS

On October 28, I taught the workshop "Graphite is the Matter" in Budapest, as announced. I have plenty of stories and drawings to share...

USk Workshop: 10 tools: how to combine weak elements into a strong sk

USK WORKSHOP: 10 TOOLS: HOW TO COMBINE WEAK ELEMENTS INTO A STRONG SK

10 tools: How to combine weak elements into a strong sketch Join Oliver in London, UK at the British Museum to hone your design-on-the-fly...

 
 
 
USk Workshop: Light and White in Watercolour

USK WORKSHOP: LIGHT AND WHITE IN WATERCOLOUR

Light And White In Watercolour Join me in Portugal's beautiful Algarve this coming April for a week of sketching in watercolour. The...

In a few strokes: misleading the night

IN A FEW STROKES: MISLEADING THE NIGHT

This is how autumn ends: trees mislead the night with its last heat, before surrendering to winter.

 
 
 
She is my niece

SHE IS MY NIECE

Yesterday, at the Gran Casino in Logroño, Andrea de Blas gave a recital of jazz, voice and keyboard, in support of battered women....

Amazing afternoon in the Rodin museum in Meudon

AMAZING AFTERNOON IN THE RODIN MUSEUM IN MEUDON

Last May, I went to draw Cambodian dancers in the Musée Rodin in Paris. The moment was unique and I loved these three beautiful dancers...

 
 
 
Sketching Industrial Estate

SKETCHING INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

Last Friday, we brought students to an old industrial estate to sketch. I began the left side as a demonstration to the students and...

In a few strokes: still building democracy in Spain

IN A FEW STROKES: STILL BUILDING DEMOCRACY IN SPAIN

Irene and Iratxe delighted us with beautiful violin pieces. Yesterday the Ateneo Riojano street celebrated its baptism in what it was...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Øvre Vollgate 9 / Pushak

Øvre Vollgate 9 / Pushak

© Ivan Brodey Architects: Pushak Location: Dronningens gate 4, 0152 Oslo, Norway Area: 3000.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Ivan Brodey © Ivan Brodey Text description... Read more ...

AQUAMAN 41

AQUAMAN 41

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MARTIAN MANHUNTER 2

MARTIAN MANHUNTER 2

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Flat in Black / HEIMA architects

Flat in Black / HEIMA architects

© Darius Petrulaitis Architects: HEIMA architects Location: Vilnius, Lithuania Lead Architects: Kristijonas Skirmantas Area: 80.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Darius... Read more ...

Bodyscape 12

Bodyscape 12

Seated female nude figure, close up body shapes. Read more ...

WINTER LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

WINTER LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

4.5" x 7.5" oils on multimedia paper. Email me if you're interested: Tom Brown tombrownstudio gmail.com Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

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Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 6R" by Colorado Mixed Media...

Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 6R" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

This 12"x12"x1.25" Fine Art Print is available for $99.00 HERE Read more ...

New "Happy Campers" Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

New "Happy Campers" Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Happy Campers" ©2018 Niki Gulley8" x 16" textured oil painting Painted on location, I loved these colorful campers we came across at this “glamping” park, and I just had to... Read more ...

Reconstructed Past / MABIRE REICH Architectes

Reconstructed Past / MABIRE REICH Architectes

© Guillaume Satre Architects: MABIRE REICH Architectes Location: 91620 Nozay, France Area: 1306.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Guillaume Satre Engineers: Otéis Acoustics... Read more ...