It was a gorgeous Summer morning to be out sketching! The past two days have been blisteringly hot and windy, so today’s milder temperature was a welcome change. I found a nice shady spot and got myself setup. I am finding that the steps I learned in Liz Steel’s Buildings course are becoming more automatic as I practice them more, and drawing buildings is far less stressful than it used to be.
Setup under a tree with he Old Parliament House tennis courts to my right
I used India ink to lay in the shadows before adding watercolour over the top for this one. The whole drawing took me about an hour an a half.
I had a few moments before meeting up with the group for the group photo and sketchbook sharing session, so I had a go at a couple of quick gesture drawings of my fellow urban sketchers while I waited.