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Wednesday, 31 March 2010

SHEFFIELD - Egerton Lane

My home city since 1962. There's not much of these old works left. Probably something to do with cutlery manufacture - can someone enlighten me?

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

DERBYSHIRE - Tideswell - Fountain Square

More Derbyshire - row of limestone cottages from the WhitePeak

Monday, 29 March 2010

HADDON HALL - Derbyshire - England

My old drawings of Haddon Hall - must revisit and re-do in my "urban sketchers" style. Checkout/link to "townscape" on facebook

Sunday, 28 March 2010

WALES - Mumbles lighthouse & Caer Caradoc

I have such fond memories of this scene near my home town of Neath in South Wales - I'll be back there soon.
- my memory of Caer Caradoc near Shrewsbury using my PC's "paint" programme and my mouse as the pen.

Friday, 26 March 2010

York Minster

'Twas a cold and bitter northern day

Thursday, 25 March 2010

SPAIN - Cuenca

Pencil sketch + bucket fill in Spanish colours

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

France - Ardeche - Balazuc

The beautiful Ardeche - introduced to us by the French section of our family - the Hugonnets of Aubenas - our most generous friends.

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Venezia - Gesuiti

No words - just tears of joy

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Balloon, Shadows, Hippos & People

Endcliffe Park, Sheffield - inside view as our hot air balloon was being inflated when 2 shadows appeared.... surreal or what!
Weekend work: balloon detail & and detail of the hippo drawing failure

Sketches on location: Placa Constitucio, Soller, Mallorca

Saturday, 20 March 2010

Sheffield - Lyceum Theatre

Spent most of today painting some hippos in a pool - not a great success - so this is one I did earlier. I shan't give up though.

Friday, 19 March 2010

QE 2

This is one of my oldest paintings I still have in my possession. 30th birthday this year. Always wanted to paint a large boat since someone called Alan Roberts produced an amazing one in my Primary School.

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Venice - Ca D'Or

Back to Venice! (there's lots more to come)

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Exhibition + Sketch of Sheffield Town Hall

3 years ago today since I was invited to give the first solo public display of my work! *******HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY******

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Mallorca - Puerto Soller

10+ minutes walk inland from the Port - our beautiful Mallorca!
Sitting under the shade of an ancient olive tree - bliss.

Monday, 15 March 2010

Red Circle

Paint, scan, fiddle!

Sunday, 14 March 2010

WALES - Tenby

Pembrokeshire - Little England beyond my beloved Wales - so we were told (it is gorgeous though)

Thursday, 11 March 2010

USA - Big Red, Michigan

We're looking forward to visiting Colorado Springs but we'll really miss Michigan - those unbelievable autumnal colours - and we'll never go to Hell again..... beautiful Hell beyond Pinckney!

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Spain - Castellon de la Plana

What a welcome they gave us at Fiesta time - wish I was there again.

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Sheffield University - Hendersons

Henderson's meets Sauerbruch & Hutton 02......onto the next drawing!

Monday, 8 March 2010

France Semur-en-Auxois

That's Liz window shopping after leaving the local Hospital

Sunday, 7 March 2010


The Round House Ringinglow Village SHEFFIELD
View from our front garden - lucky or what!

Saturday, 6 March 2010

Tetley Pub

Extract from a comission I've been working on today

Friday, 5 March 2010


Is it Venice or is it London?

Thursday, 4 March 2010


These are my St Paul's efforts

Wednesday, 3 March 2010


EAST - More people walked over me when I did this one than any other drawing.... I was sitting outside Kings Cross Station!
WEST - This was the coldest I've ever been drawing outside

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Portland Huts

I'm working on a larger version of this today..... watch out!


Today's work in progress. Henderson meets Sauerbruch & Hutton mark 002!

Monday, 1 March 2010


Work in progress....... I'm on a roll!


One I did earlier