A sketch of the Church of Santa Cruz, Alicante

A quick sketch of the Church of Santa Cruz, high up in the old town in Alicante. A pleasant spot to spend an evening, with views of the church and the castle as well as the modern town and port.

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A sketch of Alicante Castle

Back from holiday to a cloudy and damp England – so I’m posting one of my watercolour sketches of Alicante Castle – you can almost hear the cicades! Now where is that Pina Colada?

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Alicante Streetscene

Experimenting here with some urban sketching and watercolour. This is a view of the road into Alicante from the eastern coastline. From an afternoon out sketching near the old marina railway station on the eastern side of town – if you look though you’ll also find my earlier watercolour of the old station too, or […]

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A watercolour of the Soho Bar in Alicante

The Soho bar in Alicante is in one of the leafy squares in streets behind the harbour.  It is a pleasant spot for a drink- if you can get a table- to take in the cafe society and enjoy the leafy shade.   This is my take on the view, with an almost art deco […]

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The Old Marina Railway Station, Alicante

This is a study of one of the buildings of the Old Marina Railway Station in Alicante, Spain. I spent about an hour drawing this early on a workaday morning – enlivened by fireworks and music from a local festival of the Virgen del Socorro.

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A view from Hotel Maya, Alicante

Here is a sketch I made on holiday – the afternoon siesta a good time to do some sketching if you can find some shade – sketching is better than sleep! This is a view of apartments between the castle and the beach in Alicante, Spain.

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Cafe outside of the Basilica Santa Maria in Alicante

From the mid of a English winter – reflecting back on a holiday to the Sunshine of Alicante in Spain. Here is one of my views of a cafe on the plaza outside of the church, with bars and cafes , also the Modern Art Gallery near-by.

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