Tag Archives: pen and ink drawing

St John’s Square, East, Burslem

Good to be back drawing another street in the historic core of Burslem. Here are the latest sequence of buildings from the east side of St John’s Square.  There is plenty written on the historic fabric in the town centre … Continue reading

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Drawing Micklegate, York, Part One

York has four ‘gates’ or ‘bars’ leading into to the city and Micklegate is the one most familiar to me. I grew up in York, going to nearby Bar Convent school and would often cycle into town along Micklegate, aware … Continue reading

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1-35 High Street, Eccleshall

This is the third in the Eccleshall series. It’s the south side of the High Street, directly opposite the last Eccleshall drawing I posted on this blog. The street begins with an early 19th century red brick building, listed grade … Continue reading

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2-30a High Street, Eccleshall

Hello and a warm welcome back to my blog. I have had a quiet spell recovering from some  fractures and it is great to be back drawing again. It has been a tonic to work on the second drawing of … Continue reading

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Eccleshall – Stone Road

Hello and welcome back to my drawing archive. It has been a while since I have posted over here but it doesn’t mean I have fallen off the wagon, far from it! I have been getting stuck into quite a … Continue reading

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Loynton Threshing Barn

Loynton Threshing Barn, Staffordshire Time for a little change here. I would like to share a few drawings of Loynton Farm Threshing Barn, part of a delightful set of historic farm buildings, not far from Eccleshall. Loynton Farm  was once home … Continue reading

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A Jolly Secret in the Heart of Newcastle – aka Liverpool Road

Jollie’s Art shop is the creative hub of Newcastle.  It is well worth the few extra steps from the High Street and Ironmarket to venture into this older part of the town which although much changed, nevertheless sits on the … Continue reading

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Church Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is the top of Church Street where it meets Newcastle High St at Red Lion Square. The ‘Art of Siam’ replaced a Tudor timber framed building once occupied by the ‘Three Tuns’ public house, Clement Wains original chemist (which … Continue reading

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Ironmarket in Summer

This is a selection of images from the drawing ‘Ironmarket in Summer’ which was awarded a prize by the Friends of the Borough Museum and Gallery, Autumn 2013. Box sets of 10 postcards of cropped images taken from this drawing … Continue reading

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Well St corner with Garden St, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The east end of Well Street, Citizens Advice Bureau. Pen and ink drawing, egg tempera wash with earth pigments. Below, the gable end forms the hinge on the corner with Garden Street.  

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