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Pen Drawings - 1

A Pen drawing of a small fishing boat on the beach with sea wall and stone cottages behind
A Pen drawing of a small fishing boat in the small rocky harbour at Craster, Northumberland.

Boat at Craster

A Pen drawing of an old, shallow draft paddle steam boat.
A Pen drawing of an old, shallow draft paddle steam boat. After some research I found out that this boat was called "Joe Fowler" and paddled the rivers from about 1888 until about 1917.

Paddle Steam Boat

A Pen drawing of an old wooden wheelbarrow.
A Pen drawing of an old wooden wheelbarrow.

I've also painted this using Pen & Wash

Wheelbarrow

A Pen drawing of a lighthouse on a small rocky island
A Pen drawing of Longstone Lighthouse on Longstone Rock within the Farne Islands group.

Longstone Lighthouse

A Pen & Ink drawing of a Lychgate
A Pen & Ink drawing of the Lychgate at St Lukes Church, Duston, Northampton

Lychgate

A Pen & Ink drawing of a small snow-covered Cottage
A Pen & Ink drawing of a small snow-covered Cottage. This was primarily an experiment with regards to lost and found edges, where some edges aren't drawn but implied, like the roof above the trees.

Snow-covered Cottage

A Pen drawing of a Cottage by the Grand Union Canal.
A Pen drawing of a Cottage by the Grand Union Canal. I first painted this in Pen & Wash but loved the scene so much I just had to try it as a pen drawing. Subsequently, I applied coloured pencils to this drawing to create a Mixed Media version.

Cottage By Canal

A Pen & Ink drawing of a cottage window with shutter and small window box
A Pen & Ink drawing of a rustic window

Rustic Window

A Pen & Ink drawing of Willy Lotts Cottage
A Pen & Ink drawing of Willy Lotts Cottage near Flatford, Suffolk. I was very satisfied with this in it's own right but decided to add colour to make this Mixed Media version.

Willy Lotts Cottage

A Pen & Ink drawing of Eilean Donan Castle in Scotland
A Pen & Ink drawing of Eilean Donan, a 13th century Castle in the Highlands of Scotland. This is somewhere I just have to visit before too long.

Eilean Donan Castle

A Pen & Ink drawing of a water Mill
A Pen & Ink drawing of a water Mill situated on the River Avon at Tewkesbury

Mill

A Pen drawing of an old tree
A Pen drawing of an old tree

Old Tree

A Pen drawing of an old Lime Kiln
A Pen drawing of an old abandoned Lime Kiln in Yorkshire.

I've also painted this in both watercolour and acrylic

Lime Kiln

A pen sketch of a a 17th century building on concrete pillars
A quick study in Pen & Ink of the 17th century Town Hall in Royal Wootton Bassett

Town Hall, Royal Wootton Bassett

A Pen drawing of an old castle door
A Pen drawing of an old door in York Castle. I subsequently added a little watercolour to make a Pen & Wash version.

Castle Door

A Pen drawing of a small stone bridge in Snowdonia
A Pen drawing of a small stone bridge in Snowdonia. You may also like to see my watercolour version.

Stone Bridge

A Pen drawing of a small barn in Wales.
A Pen drawing of a small barn found in Wales. It's interesting comparing this monochrome drawing with the watercolour version.

Small Barn

A pen drawing of an old Lime Kiln
This drawing is something new for me. I came across this old abandoned Lime Kiln while on holiday in Yorkshire and when I decided to try my hand at hatching I thought this would make the perfect subject.

Old Lime Kiln

A pen Drawing of the Market Square in Northampton.
This is a Line Drawing of my home town of Northampton. The main feature of the drawing is the Market Square which is reputed to be the largest traditional open market square still in existence.

Market Square, Northampton

A pen drawing of a Water Mill
Lower Slaughter is a beautiful small village in the heart of the English Cotswolds. This pen drawing was made from a photograph taken by a good friend of mine, Ken Gemell, during his visit to the UK in 2007.

I've also painted this in watercolour, which you can see here.

Water Mill, Lower Slaughter