2023 was a beautiful year for me, all because of my sketching activities.
Part Two of my account of sketching in Artform, Co. Waterford
Artform, ann art school in Dunmore East, is the perfect location for an urban sketching workshop, and I taught there for three days in July.
A Christmas Shopping Safari One crisp, cold winter’s night a few weeks ago, in Dublin on a sketching trip, I came to the end of South Anne Street, entered Grafton Street and was confronted by a vision of festive loveliness that made me catch my breath. The Christmas lights had arrived, and the street looked…
Beautifully presented giclée prints for sale this Christmas
(Update: this workshop is now fully booked. Workshops planned for Haarlem, Netherlands, June 2020; Kent, UK, September 2020; Turin, Italy, October 2020. Dates to be confirmed.) The end of the clement weather means the end of sketching. Rain stops play. Or does it? The amazing thing about urban sketching – as opposed to plein air…
Introduction to Urban Sketching 18th-20th October 2019
I am so excited to announce that my new book is out. It has been a while in the gestation, and I have had a wonderful time drawing and writing it, but it’s all come together at last. It’s crammed with full colour urban sketches in ink and watercolour that I drew on location in…
PREMIUM. Fungie the Dolphin, escaping crabs and doomed oysters, moody surfers – I sketched them all during my trip around the Irish coast. Hear how it went and how I overcame some of the challenges!
PREMIUM – Sometimes when you’re sketching you have to get it right first time. Here I share some of the tips I’ve picked up to make sure I don’t need a second chance.