27 Jul 2014

After Match Function on Saturday at the Federal Store.

Here we are:

Back: Paul Dempsey, Patricia Wilson, Scott Wilson, Janet Christie, Trevor Davies, Brian Gnyp, Patricia Davies.

Front: Mary Bird, Jackie Flynn, Maurice Betts, Eileen Davey.

Photo by Mark Davey.

MEXICO restaurant , New Plymouth

"MEXICO" - formerly Andre's French restaurant which occupied two historical  buildings in Brougham Street in central New Plymouth NZ . Now a Mexican food restaurant aptly named.
[0.04 drawing pen and TOMBOW water colour felt pens ]  MLB

Te Henui walkway bridge

One of the two new bridges build on the Te Henui walkway in New Plymouth .  MLB

26 Jul 2014

Te Henui Walkway

Today we went to sketch the new footbridges on the Te Henui Walkway near Spencer Place. They were designed by Opus Graduate Engineer Cameron Moratti. It was a lovely day for sketching. As we sat and sketched lots of people were whizzing past on their bikes or walking with their dogs.

Here is a photo:

I used this sketch as an exercise in negative painting to capture light. I liked the look of the trees against the sky so I didn't so much sketch the bridge, more the trees and the surroundings.

Here is my sketch:

20 Jul 2014

Frankley Co-operative Dairy Co Ltd

once part of the north Taranaki dairy sector , this old factory is being converted into a private residence by its new owner , Peter.  " it's taking time " he said and he hopes to be in by Christmas [ this year I think !] -  20 min sketch , medium pen and Tombow water colour pens.

12 Jul 2014

Ozone Coffee Roasters

The idea today was to sketch doorways and entrance ways for the 44th Worldwide Sketchcrawl Day. The weather was atrocious so we hunkered down in the Ozone Coffee Roasters Cafe.

Here is my sketch:

Here is a doorway sketch by Allie Croad:

Ozone Coffee Roasters World Wide Sketch Crawl

World Wide Sketch Crawl Day 12 July 2014- OZONE roasting house , bean store and coffee shop. MLB

Ozone Coffee Roasters World Wide Sketch Crawl Day

Former Public Trust Office opposite Ozone

Ozone Coffee Roasters World Wide Sketch Crawl Day

(All sketched by Patricia)

Ozone Coffee Roasters World Wide Sketch Crawl Day

Ozone Doorway

 Cake cabinet

People & doorway beyond

Sketches by Nora (Banks) joining us on World Wide Sketch Crawl Day

2 Jul 2014



Sharing drawing tips with the sketchers

(Sketched by Patricia)