Posts Tagged: Culture

Google Street View – NYFD Engine Company 44

– New York Fire Dept. – Engine Company 44 For me the most iconic of architectural landmarks in New York are the New York Fire Departments buildings. This is the building of Engine Company 44 which sits at 221 E

Google Street View – NYFD Engine Company 44

– New York Fire Dept. – Engine Company 44 For me the most iconic of architectural landmarks in New York are the New York Fire Departments buildings. This is the building of Engine Company 44 which sits at 221 E

Google Street View – Manhattan, New York

Narrowest buildings in New York City – 134 E 62nd Street Same time, same place as the last post, I found this jaunty old Lady in her acid yellow top and navy slacks, on 134 E 62nd Street, New York.

Google Street View – Manhattan, New York

Narrowest buildings in New York City – 134 E 62nd Street Same time, same place as the last post, I found this jaunty old Lady in her acid yellow top and navy slacks, on 134 E 62nd Street, New York.

Google Street View – Manhattan, New York

Narrowest buildings in New York City – 134 E 62nd Street I love the architecture in New York, especially the Dutch influenced, narrow, old brick townhouses. This one on 134 E 62nd Street was built in 1910 and is 12.6

Google Street View – Manhattan, New York

Narrowest buildings in New York City – 134 E 62nd Street I love the architecture in New York, especially the Dutch influenced, narrow, old brick townhouses. This one on 134 E 62nd Street was built in 1910 and is 12.6

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

Travelling without moving – Pendarvis, Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA Love the clapperboad style architecture of some traditional houses in the U.S. They have an elegant utilitarian aspect to them which I really like.

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

Travelling without moving – Pendarvis, Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA Love the clapperboad style architecture of some traditional houses in the U.S. They have an elegant utilitarian aspect to them which I really like.

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

A Cornish town in the USA In the 1830’s many of the mines in Cornwall, England closed, following this many of the local Cornish miners emigrated to the USA, some finding themselves in the area of Wisconsin. They began mining

Google Street View – Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA

A Cornish town in the USA In the 1830’s many of the mines in Cornwall, England closed, following this many of the local Cornish miners emigrated to the USA, some finding themselves in the area of Wisconsin. They began mining

Google Street View – Newquay, Cornwall

I love the chaotic jumble of signs, colors and typography. Advertising fishing trips on the sea front in Newquay, Cornwall. Newquay, a traditionally a fishing town, on the Atlantic coast of South West England, is now just as famous for

Google Street View – Newquay, Cornwall

I love the chaotic jumble of signs, colors and typography. Advertising fishing trips on the sea front in Newquay, Cornwall. Newquay, a traditionally a fishing town, on the Atlantic coast of South West England, is now just as famous for

Google Street View – Fishing Cobbles, Staithes, North Yorkshire

Fishing cobles- Robby Beck, Staithes Legend has it that the fishing boats in this area of the North East of England are based on the same template as Viking Longships. The Clinker built construction of these boats means they are

Google Street View – Fishing Cobbles, Staithes, North Yorkshire

Fishing cobles- Robby Beck, Staithes Legend has it that the fishing boats in this area of the North East of England are based on the same template as Viking Longships. The Clinker built construction of these boats means they are

Google Street View – Staithes, North Yorkshire

The Red house, Staithes. The houses in this traditional fisherman’s village in North Yorkshire have names instead of house numbers, much to the annoyance of postmen. This beautiful old building is called the Red House, for obvious reasons.

Google Street View – Staithes, North Yorkshire

The Red house, Staithes. The houses in this traditional fisherman’s village in North Yorkshire have names instead of house numbers, much to the annoyance of postmen. This beautiful old building is called the Red House, for obvious reasons.

Urban sketching – Vestergade, Aarhus

Sketching the building opposite, while drinking in my favorite Coffee House in Aarhus yesterday, Streetcafe, on Vestergade. Often the best moments are made up of the simplest of pleasures, nice music courtesy of The National, a good coffee and a

Urban sketching – Vestergade, Aarhus

Sketching the building opposite, while drinking in my favorite Coffee House in Aarhus yesterday, Streetcafe, on Vestergade. Often the best moments are made up of the simplest of pleasures, nice music courtesy of The National, a good coffee and a

Travelling without moving Genoa, Italy

More from Genoa… otherwise known as the “Proud One.” It was a group of Genoese emigrant boys to Buenos Aries in the late 19th Century that then formed a football club in an area called La Boca. Know known as

Travelling without moving Genoa, Italy

More from Genoa… otherwise known as the “Proud One.” It was a group of Genoese emigrant boys to Buenos Aries in the late 19th Century that then formed a football club in an area called La Boca. Know known as

Neanderthal Picasso

An illustration I created for a piece entitled ‘Your more creative than you realise’ for Trendillustrated.com, which I really like. The article is based on the news of the recent discovery of cave paintings in Indonesia, which are the oldest

Neanderthal Picasso

An illustration I created for a piece entitled ‘Your more creative than you realise’ for Trendillustrated.com, which I really like. The article is based on the news of the recent discovery of cave paintings in Indonesia, which are the oldest

Lake Lugano – Oskar Koller

It’s been warm enough to get my paint brush outside in the open air where at first I struggled to remember what to do with it. I’ve been looking at the work of Oskar Koller again. His work is deceptively

Lake Lugano – Oskar Koller

It’s been warm enough to get my paint brush outside in the open air where at first I struggled to remember what to do with it. I’ve been looking at the work of Oskar Koller again. His work is deceptively

Raw Vision – Outsider Art

An old publication but a new one for me Raw Vison is the only internatioanl journal of Outsider Art. First published in 1989 it has continually given an insight into the art of the “unknown, untrained geniuses” who are the

Raw Vision – Outsider Art

An old publication but a new one for me Raw Vison is the only internatioanl journal of Outsider Art. First published in 1989 it has continually given an insight into the art of the “unknown, untrained geniuses” who are the

On the Telly

The good thing about drawing people from the telly is that they can’t see that you are doing it, although like real people they don’t sit still either!

On the Telly

The good thing about drawing people from the telly is that they can’t see that you are doing it, although like real people they don’t sit still either!

Good Old Drawing

In some my earlier posts and when I first had the idea to start a blog the one thing I was sure about was that it was somehow going to be about drawing and sketching. My life has been followed

Good Old Drawing

In some my earlier posts and when I first had the idea to start a blog the one thing I was sure about was that it was somehow going to be about drawing and sketching. My life has been followed

What’s the Story?

I like these sketches, it feels like they are telling a story. Which story I’m not sure? Maybe one about buildings, that had people living in them and then they all left because a plague arrived, or better still, because

What’s the Story?

I like these sketches, it feels like they are telling a story. Which story I’m not sure? Maybe one about buildings, that had people living in them and then they all left because a plague arrived, or better still, because

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Banksy

Banksy, the elusive British street artist is in New York this week, where amongst other things he hired a street vendor and set up a stall in Central Park selling his original artworks for only $60’00 each. Apparently only a

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Banksy

Banksy, the elusive British street artist is in New York this week, where amongst other things he hired a street vendor and set up a stall in Central Park selling his original artworks for only $60’00 each. Apparently only a