Author: lindamayoux

  • Cambridge Inspiration

    Cambridge has a very vibrant artist community with annual Cambridge Open Studios and flourishing urban sketcher’s group with blogspot and Facebook page with photo gallery. There is also a tourist market with a number of art galleries selling original, print and also cards, some of are images of Cambridge. Cambridge Contemporary Art with on-line gallery of…

  • Coffee painting

  • Urban sketching: watercolour

      Teo Yi Chie based in Singapore Watercolour pencils

  • Urban sketching: approaches and materials

    Urban sketchers website Steps Materials Sketchbooks     Techniques Pen and ink Watercolour

  • Urban Sketching: pen and ink

    Styles Alphonso Dunn A very good series on the process of constructing a scene. First think about the type of line – drawing with arm, wrist or fingers. Framing and focus. Can see things in different ways. Importance of simplification.

  • Figure Sketching

    Alphonso Dunn Basic drawing Gesture Blocking in Portrait Hands and Feet

  • Drawing Buildings

    Architectural illustration requires a high level of observation, analysis, and accuracy in your drawing. There are a number of ways you can achieve this, from using the principles of perspective to represent visual space, measuring proportions by eye using an outstretched arm and your pencil as a guide, or simply by taking your time to…

  • House of Illustration

    Amy Higgins

  • David Shrigley Examples of his cartoon animations Talking about his work Guardian article

  • Anna Boghiguian

    This is the first major UK exhibition devoted to Anna Boghiguian (born 1946, Cairo, Egypt). First organised by Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, it brings together notebooks, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures and large-scale installations, including a new work made for Tate St Ives. Books have been central to Boghiguian’s work since the 1980s, from…