Thursday, 12 January 2017

The Sandwich watercolour sketch with No Name

The life of a secondhand bookseller involves looking at lots of books in different places, today it was the town’s of Deal and Sandwich, neither of which have general secondhand bookshops any longer.

I finished around half one in Sandwich, the Le Bistro over the No Name shop has about six tables next to upstairs windows all of which have reasonable views, the sketch took about an hour and has some issues with perspective I think.



I should have taken a reference picture, but forgot so I can’t tell exactly what I did wrong although photos don’t help as much as you might expect with painting things from life. 

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