Tuesday, 21 May 2013

St Martin in the Fields in Watercolour

My current exploration with watercolour is taking me to the magical world of architecture.  

 St Martin in the Fields

© Laura Moore Watercolour Art

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Thanks to Paint Party Friday for featuring my blog last week. 

LINK:  Featured on Paint Party Friday

Thursday, 9 May 2013

A Day in London seen through Pen and Watercolour Sketches

Last Saturday was a day for culture and sightseeing in London.  First stop, The Courtauld Gallery and the “Becoming Picasso Paris 1901” Exhibition.   It was great to see some of Picasso’s earlier work which showed a tiny fraction of his development in finding who he was as an artist.

After grabbing a quick lunch, a walk towards the River Thames and Waterloo Bridge gave a great view of The Shard building.  On towards South Bank to take in the sights and smells of the food market on a Saturday afternoon. 

The Shard from Waterloo Bridge
Pen and Watercolour Sketch
 © Laura Moore Watercolour Art

Back over the River via Charing Cross Bridge and a stroll towards the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square. 

National Gallery, Trafalgar Square
Pen and Watercolour Sketch
 © Laura Moore Watercolour Art

My eye was drawn to the performers in the Square. One in particular as I loved the look of his outfit and thought it would be fun to sketch.

Trafalgar Square Performer
Pen and Watercolour Sketch
 © Laura Moore Watercolour Art

A short walk along The Mall to the Mall Galleries for a quick look at the Illustrators Exhibition.
The final and most important stop before going home. Afternoon Tea at Caffe Concerto, Regent Street. A piece of delicious Selva Cake is a must if I am ever in the area.  

Afternoon Tea
Pen and Watercolour Sketch
 © Laura Moore Watercolour Art

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I hope you enjoyed seeing what I got up to last weekend. 
Thanks for looking. 


Sunday, 5 May 2013

Urban Sketchers - La Sagrada, Barcelona

This new phase of mine is heavily influenced by Urban Sketchers. I have always wanted to tackle architecture and landscapes without the formality of a finished painting. 

La Sagrada, Barcelona
Pen and Wash Sketch
©Laura Moore Watercolour Art