Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Painting The Royal Albion Hotel in Broadstairs and The Sands Lift in Ramsgate

I started a new pen and watercolour sketch of The Royal Albion Hotel in Broadstairs this morning. 

 one for the art critics
 as you can't paint light on dark with watercolour bits like the writing on the sign have to be painted first and the the dark sign painted around the writing.

 I think I will have to consider more powerful reading glasses.

I had lunch at Candy's aka Tops and did a quick sketch of the lift while I was there

I guess the lift will look a little less uncomfortable when I have gone back and sketched in the cliff and the hou8ses next to it.

Why so much deeper than wide? I sketched the front first and then the writing on the side saying "Lift" a word that proved longer than expected. 

1 comment:

  1. So much I could say but I refrain from saying it. Lift is not a L O N G word but I do understand but at least it has a light background.
    xxx Don

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