Tag Archives: sketching
Patio de los Leones, Alhambra Watercolour on paper 60″ x 137″ (152cm x 348cm) A true painting of the month this one, now exactly one month since I first confronted the huge piece of unmarked watercolour paper stretched out on … Continue reading
Washington Arch, New York, 2012, watercolour on paper 40 x 30 inches After the dullest British summer in living memory, I begin to understand why landscape painters often used titles to describe the weather or to make excuses for light … Continue reading
The Procession of the Diamond Jubilee Thames Pageant, 2012 24 x 40 inches / 60 x 102 cm Not being a person who likes to miss out on a spectacle, I was thrilled to be able to witness at first … Continue reading
(Half-scale Maquette) Westminster Abbey – The Wedding of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge, 2011 22 x 30 inches / 36 x 56 cm At exactly this time last year I was working in the studio on this maquette, building … Continue reading
Watercolour and the World: The Art of Alexander Creswell BY PETER TRIPPI The British wastercolourist Alexander Creswell (b. 1957) does not permit grass to grow beneath his feet, so this month finds him opening his latest exhibition at New York … Continue reading
This is one of the finest interiors in Britain, an ecclesiastical edifice of breathtaking delicacy and a softness of spirit which is perhaps surprising at the epicentre of London. It is also perhaps surprisingly unknown. I have been fortunate enough … Continue reading
There are only three days left of the exhibition, we have had a great response to the new site and huge support marking the big move into Watts’ Great Studio. To view the exhibition in full please click here.