Category Archives: Sketchbook

Sketching At The Library

Today the Manchester Urban Sketching Group met up at the recently reopened Central Library in the centre of Manchester. I don’t think I ever visited it before it was renovated, but the new version is very impressive. Here is my … Continue reading

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28 Drawings Later – Other People’s Work

If my work hasn’t made you check out the 28 Drawings Later Facebook Group page, then have a look at these, a dozen pieces which have been uploaded in the last day or so. (On the site, you need to … Continue reading

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28 Drawings Later – Half-Time Reflection

Note: My links do not have a green thing next to them. Those are the WordPress adverts. I’m currently taking part in the activities of a Facebook group called 28 Drawings Later who are encouraging people to draw every day … Continue reading

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Sketching At Manchester Art Gallery

Last month I posted about an urban sketchcrawl in Manchester. I wasn’t very complimentary it as I was cold and miserable at the end of it. However, I decided to try another one, and I’m glad I did. Three dozen … Continue reading

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Urban Sketching In Manchester

Today I went on an Urban Sketchcrawl in Manchester city centre. As you may remember I tried to organise a series of walks with a sketchbook eighteen months ago, one of the wettest summers in recent memory. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Mr and Mrs Edward Hopper

I was delighted to read that Grayson Perry was giving the Reith Lectures as I posted yesterday. On opening the Seven section of the Sunday Torygraph, I thought it was going to be a double celebration with an exhibition of … Continue reading

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Sketching at Manchester Museum

Until my recent visit to it on the Manchester Art Walk, I was not aware of Manchester Museum. Yesterday I went there asketching. It is a normal sort of museum in that it has fossils and bones and stuffed animals … Continue reading

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