Whether up close and detailed or a whimsical landscape, explore imaginative depictions of architecture.
A commission based on my first watercolour.
This is my second version of this drawing. If anyone has an opinion on which version they like better, I would love to hear it. (Sorry, you have to go back several pages of my uploads to see it.)
based on places in nova scotia.
Setting myself a new challenge for the year, architecture and architectural features.
A lantern on an old house in Sittard, The Netherlands. Pen and ink on bristol paper.
36 Days of the Via Francigena pilgrim walk recorded in sketch form, 1000 miles of drawing.
Drawing Prompt Submission
Dip pen with ink wash and watercolor. Drawn from a photo but I crumbled it some.
Sketched on location, then penned over it at home from a photo. I had fun with this!
White and sanguine conte pencils on toned paper. These ruins captured my drawing itch with the quality of the light filtering brilliantly through the tangled growth outside, and the open shade within. At a metaphorical level, the image is about the sense of having a laborious path set in stone for me by custom, convention, and culture, while way is wide open to the chaotic fertility of nature, should I choose to follow my own feet and heart.
Two old houses in Alkmaar, The Netherlands
Nibbelungenturm, Worms, Germany
This is one of the pages of my handmade picture book (made w/ watercolor paper, watercolor paint, color pencils, and pen & ink). I really wanted to focus on illustrating the beauty of the architecture and vibrant colors of the buildings.
The Charminar was built in 1591, part of it is a mosque
Still reeling from that fire; totally unnecessary. Cover and inside illustration from my book, The Moth and the Sun.
A little pre-Columbian empire for ya’ll. These doodles have been a blast.
Actually, I work in one of these buildings
Berliner Dom in pen
some houses sketched in freetown and kenema/ Sierra Leone