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Visitors: St Albans Gallery and Museum

St Albans Gallery and Museum, St Albans, Hertfordshire.

Drawn at an urban sketching event hosted by the Herts Sketch Group. https://www.meetup.com/Herts-Sketch-Group/

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The Jerusalem Tavern in watercolour

The Jerusalem Tavern in watercolour. The Drawing London on Location group have been meeting this summer to illustrate London’s historic pubs.

Here is an earlier link to the base ink line drawing.

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The Viaduct Tavern in watercolour

The Viaduct Tavern in watercolour. The Drawing London on Location group have been meeting this summer to illustrate London’s historic pubs.

Here is an earlier link to the base ink line drawing.

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Battersea Power Station

I took part in the Developing Landscape project bringing together artists, interested in exploring and painting the changing landscapes of South West London.

This view of the power station offered a fitting contrast between the old and the new. I included the South West service train that until recently I had taken as part of my daily commute to working in Sutton. Over this time I saw the glass buildings surrounding the power station emerge with their unimaginative straight lines,  offering no apparent compliment to the power station other than to frame it.

I love the way the power station and the materials used to build it so many years ago were reflecting the mid-day sun with a honey warmth and in a way the surrounding stark glass could only wish for.

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