January ’17 meeting Wirral Urban Sketchers

Graham Thew January 30, 2017

A good turnout for our first meeting of 2017 at Birkenhead’s Woodside Ferry Terminal. The upstairs part of the cafe overlooks the Liverpool waterfront and faced with standing outside (freezing) or sitting indoors with a coffee naturally most people opted for the comfort option for urban sketching on this occasion. Really good crowd lots of…Read More »

Recent “Urban Sketches”

Graham Thew January 27, 2017

It occurred to me I hadn’t reported in on the recent visits ti Liverpool to sketch with Liverpool U.S. We had inclement weather on both occasions but there was plenty of good shelter and good company! St Georges Hall was fascinating and I was pleased with the view looking out from the judges chambers as well…Read More »

New Prints

Graham Thew January 26, 2017

I have had a couple of my pictures copied and issued as a limited print run. they are being sold at Seagrass Studios and direct from myself. They have quite a graphic nature to them. My aim was to distill some of the shapes and colours I have sketched on my many sketching trips to…Read More »

Community centre class

Graham Thew

In the immediate pre-Christmas class at the community centre we tackled a snowy scene. I had seen something like this on Pinterest and reinterpreted it for the class project. It is a great exercise with the layering of each stage over the previous  with ever darkening colour tones. I attach my original and a selection…Read More »

Updating my work

Graham Thew

Well I have been remiss in not posting any of my new work here on the web, so to put that right here are some recently completed watercolours. They are not large (11cm sq) but they are perfectly formed!! They are from a series I am calling “lost horizons” and will be either framed together…Read More »

Wirral Urban Sketchers New Year

Graham Thew

Happy New Year to all the Wirral Urban sketching group! We now have over a hundred members – not that we have a register, but we have 90 on Facebook and about 30 who prefer to be contacted by email. not bad considering our first meeting was only last July. We have sketchers from many different walks of…Read More »