Vietnam sketches, continued…

Graham Thew January 26, 2021

I have continued this week with working on sketches from the Sketchwalk group’s photos. This one seemed very appropriate as we were in Vietnam this time last year and one of my abiding memories is the red flags flying on every corner, building , shop, boat etc etc.

Genesis Triptych a new work

Graham Thew

I have worked on a previous idea this week, producing small iconic works to sit together. With so much news revolving around test tubes these days , covid cures, gene therapies, gene engineering I felt it was right to play around with the concept of seeing what I could develop with a test tube in…Read More »

Viet Nam with the Sketchwalk group

Graham Thew January 20, 2021

I am really enjoying the simplicity of sketching from the photos posted on the Facebook page of this group. Whilst I am not a great believer in drawing from photographs, at this time when it is not possible to travel out and about because of the pandemic and the very sensible lock-down regulations, it is…Read More »

Sketchwalk Group

Graham Thew January 19, 2021

I have joined a new group on Facebook . They are the “sketchwalk group”. It’s a really nice idea that each month someone posts a whole load of photos from their area and for the next month the group use the sketches as a resource to sketch from. December was Sydney Australia and we have…Read More »

New Year Sketchers : 5-a-Day challenge

Graham Thew

Well the new year has not seen any respite in covid restrictions so I set about setting a new “challenge” for Wirral Urban sketchers (WUS)for last Sunday. The theme was a sketch entitled “My five a day” and the submissions were tremendously varied : 5 x mugs, 5 x boats, 5 x sketches from lockdown…Read More »