Here are some pages from a range of my sketchbooks. There is a whole mix of subject matter and ideas here, from textile designs, to urban sketching, drawing the natural world and favourite objects.
I love a bit of sparkle and enjoyed drawing these jewels.
A run through Old Town Gardens in Swindon is inspiring this drawing, which is in progress.
Some more of my favourite jewellery pieces.
Playing with the design.
Captured over breakfast on a summer’s day
Inky ivy sketch
Abstracting objects and furnishings
Hostas in coloured pencil and ink
Lundy cliffs – April 2016
Dip pen and ink fruit and veg
Revisiting a sketchbook page, doodling all over it and mirroring the image
Granny Beal’s china – dip pen and ink
Drawn over three early morning sessions
Sketching on the Bath Park and Ride
Cyclamen repeat design
Flowers given to me by friends.
Fitting a word in to a shape
Hostas in flower – an early morning sketch
Granny Beal’s tea pot
Black and white sketch – pencil and ink
The view from my tent, Lake District 2015
Hydrangeas in bloom
Ivy in repeat
Doodling over an earlier sketchbook page
Fruit anf veg – ink and coloured pencil
Swindon icons in repeat
Cross hatched shoes.
The view from the kitchen door.
Town Hall Studios, Swindon.
Working on a larger scale, layering shapes and textures.
A day out in Stroud, December 2016.
Watercolour pine cone.
Town Hall Studios from Central Library, Swindon.
Patterns and shapes
A treat of a weekend meeting up and drawing with the Amsterdam Urban Sketchers.
A rare to treat, to do some life drawing
A rainy morning in Amsterdam.
Patterns, shapes and textures, in progress.
Coate Water – Swindon Sketchcrawl, October 2016
Urban Sketchers Swindon meet-up at Swindon Central Library. January 2018.