Boat drawing challenge

Graham Thew November 2, 2020

Ahead of next Sunday’s boat drawing challenge for Wirral Urban sketchers I have prepared some info sheets on drawing boats and even filmed a short video on the “figure of 8 method of drawing boats”…Read More »

As the Sun Sets. A Landscape.

Graham Thew September 25, 2020

I’m intrigued by the way that as the sun sets, the colours created by the extremes of light can transmorph the landscape into shapes that you could never imagine. Nor could you imitate the transition…Read More »

Watch to the Horizon

Graham Thew

I’m on a roll! Finished another picture in my Horizon Watchers series. Especially pleased with this for the distance in the picture and the fact that the people are not overpowered by the depth and…Read More »

Greetings Cards.

Graham Thew September 2, 2020

I have updated the website to show all my greetings card designs in the “Gallery” section. The minimum order for cards is 5 but they may be selected on a mix and match basis from…Read More »

Wallasey Golf Clubhouse

Graham Thew July 25, 2020

The clubhouse has recently been refurbished and the main bar and former stud  bar combined. A visual improvement also enhanced by the extension to the patio area. So I thought I should update my pictures…Read More »

The Horizon Watchers

Graham Thew

I have recently finished this picture which was in the planning stages for such a long time. The core of the work is the idea of horizon and how we all seem to be always…Read More »

Thwarted Urban Sketching meeting

Graham Thew June 27, 2020

Well I’ve just unfortunately had to cancel the meeting that was planned for tomorrow for Wirral Urban Sketchers due to the absolutely horrible weather forecast 🙁 It was to be our first distanced meeting after…Read More »

Port Sunlight picture

Graham Thew

I have just completed a picture I have been meaning to do for some considerable time. It is based on a number of sketches I have done over the years with The Urban Sketchers and…Read More »

Chester Eastgate picture

Graham Thew May 12, 2020

I have just finished this picture of Chester Eastgate and the famous clock. It’s an image I have been meaning to get round to for some time after I sat and sketched it a year…Read More »

Memory Picture for an RAF officer

Graham Thew April 26, 2020

I am delighted to say I have recently finished what was one of the most enjoyable “memory pictures” to tackle. The content was generated from the client’s background of serving as an RAF officer so…Read More »

Urban sketching during the lock down

Graham Thew

What strange times we are living in! Clearly Wirral Urban sketchers are unable to get together for our usual monthly sketching meetings, but I am pleased to say the numbers in the group have gone…Read More »

Workshops and demonstrations…

Graham Thew February 20, 2020

Had a lovely week with some very enthusiastic arty people. Saturday I visited Chester Grosvenor Art Society and did a demo of the view towards the Grand Canal in Venice. The demo was a bit…Read More »

Demonstration pictures

Graham Thew February 14, 2020

I have three or four demonstration and workshops coming up and so decided to work up some previous sketches and drawings into full pictures in order to use them at the demo’s. Three of the…Read More »

Three New Info sheets

Graham Thew

I have added three new information sheets onto the site. They were originally prepared for some sketching and drawing workshops I ran last year, but I felt they could be potentially useful for anybody setting…Read More »

Sketches from the Far East

Graham Thew February 11, 2020

We have just returned from a fantastic cruise in the Far East, travelling from Singapore  up to Burma, across to Cambodia and then along the coast of Viet Nam to finish in Hong Kong. I…Read More »

Liverpool Urban Sketchers

Graham Thew

Spent a happy Saturday Morning with L.U.S. at the Metropolitan Cathedral. It’s nice to pop along where I’m not expected to organise or take any lead role, fun to just sketch and chat to friendly…Read More »