Sketching on the Placa de Quijano, Alicante

After doing a couple of sketches of the views over Alicante, I decided to drop down to one of the small squares on the edge of the old town. Here you are getting into an area with quite a few bars and nightclubs – which are mostly closed during the day. Finding a seat in […]

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Sketching a view towards Santa Cruz, Alicante

Those of you that follow my posts may have seen my sketch looking over the city towards the cathedral – sketching in Alicante. That was a view from the back of the old town at Santa Cruz towards the city. I went back to a spot near-by and did another view, this time towards the […]

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Drawing along the Calle San Roque, Alicante

After sketching a view over the city – ‘a view towards the cathedral’ – I walked down a flight of steps to one of the main walkways in this part of the old town. With the evening being quiet and few people about I decided I’d try sketching a view along the Calle San Roque. […]

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Sketching in Alicante – a view towards the Cathedral

It took me a few days to adjust to being on holiday – and perhaps the flight and journey there – before I was ready to do some sketching again. With me this is very much a ‘when I feel like it’ exercise and not something that you do regardless. Occasionally you here of people […]

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Sketching in Alicante, Spain

Alicante is a favourite holiday destination and one that I’ve visited quite a few times. I usually take a sketch book and some watercolours along with me, whether I use them or not. On my last couple of trips I’ve also taken the time to do a lot more sketching and this, as usual, gives […]

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