28 Mar 12
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Travel Sketchbook: Second Day in Dolgellau


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While in Dolgellau again, I was still very obviously influenced by that little book of drawings by Charles Rennie Mackintosh I had bought earlier. This is the first of the travel sketchbooks I bound myself – and I bound into some of them the luxury of extra space in the form of occasional fold out […]

26 Mar 12
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Travel Sketchbook: Cadar Idris


Morning sun on a tree growing over an old wall made of rough stones.
21 Mar 12
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Travel Sketchbook: First Day in Dolgellau


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20 Mar 12
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Travel Sketchbook: Llandderfel/Bala


18 August

While hitchhiking from Aberystwyth to Bala I happened upon a wonderful used bookshop in Machynlleth, and found a book on Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s drawings. I had been looking for one on amazon.de for a long time, but never found anything I could actually afford. Even in the Hunterian Art Gallery in Glasgow, which houses the […]

19 Mar 12
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Travel Sketchbook: Aberystwyth


I drew the rain that would shortly force me to stop drawing as it came closer...
02 Feb 12
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How to buy a Drawing


My workspace while doing all this. Out of the picture to the right is my iMac showing reference pictures I took on site.

Well, from me that is. From time to time people contact me to ask how they can buy a drawing, or people that buy one tell me that it took them a while to figure out how to do it. Now, I don’t want to plaster ‘Buy me!’ messages all over my blog, but clearly […]

02 Sep 11
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The Flux of Traveling so Far


My Favourite Sink in Scotland

Shortly after the Urban Sketchers Symposium was over, while I was still in Lisbon and haggling with a guy from Turkmenistan who had been supposed to send me the letter of introduction I would need to get the visa by July 26 but hadn’t, I realised that trying to organise the part of my travels […]