Posts Tagged: life

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. Advertisements

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 – Manchester

Up to no good? This young guy is looking a little guilty while he waits for his mum..? Kelstern Avenue, Manchester, England.

Google Street View – Manchester

Up to no good? This young guy is looking a little guilty while he waits for his mum..? Kelstern Avenue, Manchester, England.

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 – Staithes, North Yorkshire

A plump lady resting her legs on the Harbourside in Staithes, North Yorkshire.

Google street view – Staithes, North Yorkshire

A plump lady resting her legs on the Harbourside in Staithes, North Yorkshire.

Google Street View- High Street, Staithes

Forget your Castle Coombe or your Mousehole, the most beautiful village in England is Staithes, on the Jurassic coast of North Yorkshire. This chap seems to be having problems with his dog…

Google Street View- High Street, Staithes

Forget your Castle Coombe or your Mousehole, the most beautiful village in England is Staithes, on the Jurassic coast of North Yorkshire. This chap seems to be having problems with his dog…

Google Street View – Brooklyn Bridge, NY

A sketch of a photo, taken by google, of an Asian girl, taking photos, of people on Brooklyn Bridge New York.

Google Street View – Brooklyn Bridge, NY

A sketch of a photo, taken by google, of an Asian girl, taking photos, of people on Brooklyn Bridge New York.

Travelling without moving – Genoa, Italy

Funny what you can find when browsing google street view. This is on the Via Della Maddalena in Genoa, Italy.

Travelling without moving – Genoa, Italy

Funny what you can find when browsing google street view. This is on the Via Della Maddalena in Genoa, Italy.

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

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

Herb Lester Associates

It’s been a while since I added a new link but I thought this one definitely worth a mention. Herb Lester Associates publish guides for tourists and locals of the worlds great cities which are witty, curious and opinionated and

Herb Lester Associates

It’s been a while since I added a new link but I thought this one definitely worth a mention. Herb Lester Associates publish guides for tourists and locals of the worlds great cities which are witty, curious and opinionated and

Modern Songs as Retro Vinyl

I love these reworked vinyl singles by Robert Penney who has taken records by The Libertines and Lady Gaga and reworked the sleeves as they might have looked had they been released in the sixties. With most music now bought

Modern Songs as Retro Vinyl

I love these reworked vinyl singles by Robert Penney who has taken records by The Libertines and Lady Gaga and reworked the sleeves as they might have looked had they been released in the sixties. With most music now bought

Almost Autumn

Experimenting with Copic marker pens as Autumn approaches! Markers are faster than watercolours but on the downside they are even less forgiving. Like a red wine stain on your Axminster, once the colours on the page there’s no taking it

Almost Autumn

Experimenting with Copic marker pens as Autumn approaches! Markers are faster than watercolours but on the downside they are even less forgiving. Like a red wine stain on your Axminster, once the colours on the page there’s no taking it

The Wedding Party

Everyone like a wedding, or so I’m told! The Men get to wear their suits and the Ladies get to wear that green Ann Demeulemeester dress that they bought three years ago and have only worn once since. This one

The Wedding Party

Everyone like a wedding, or so I’m told! The Men get to wear their suits and the Ladies get to wear that green Ann Demeulemeester dress that they bought three years ago and have only worn once since. This one

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Morcote + Sheep

  Sketching in public places invariably attracts the attention of other people. Sketching in Morcote today, ( where we live in Switzerland ), an old lady began talking to me. The first thing she told me was her age. ¨I’m

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Morcote + Sheep

  Sketching in public places invariably attracts the attention of other people. Sketching in Morcote today, ( where we live in Switzerland ), an old lady began talking to me. The first thing she told me was her age. ¨I’m

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Old abandoned Houses

  There is something I like about old houses. Like old people, their faces tell a story. They stand for some kind of failure, because in the end they collapse. Yet at the same time, they tell a story of

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Old abandoned Houses

  There is something I like about old houses. Like old people, their faces tell a story. They stand for some kind of failure, because in the end they collapse. Yet at the same time, they tell a story of

Pablo Picasso in the style of Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was an enigma, one of those people who was very special, even among his peers and someone who comes along only once in a generation. A man who was definitely one and a half steps ahead of the

Pablo Picasso in the style of Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was an enigma, one of those people who was very special, even among his peers and someone who comes along only once in a generation. A man who was definitely one and a half steps ahead of the

Who is Otto Fanda Oswald, Otto the Bossy, the Great Prince of Morcote and Archduke of Lugano?

Otto Fanda Oswald is more than just a cute teddy with a scarf, he has a story, and he’s a Prince!….for the full story follow the link to Wherherethere

Who is Otto Fanda Oswald, Otto the Bossy, the Great Prince of Morcote and Archduke of Lugano?

Otto Fanda Oswald is more than just a cute teddy with a scarf, he has a story, and he’s a Prince!….for the full story follow the link to Wherherethere

Jessica Alba’s hairdresser

Got my hair cut last weekend. Very happy to find a barber (Alessandro Lisi, in area 6 Milan) who can cut hair. As I’ve found in my lifetime of snips and blow-dry’s that having a pair of scissors and a

Jessica Alba’s hairdresser

Got my hair cut last weekend. Very happy to find a barber (Alessandro Lisi, in area 6 Milan) who can cut hair. As I’ve found in my lifetime of snips and blow-dry’s that having a pair of scissors and a