‘The House of the Fishes’ Alicante

A view of this decorated house in the Ravel Roig district in Alicante, Spain. The house is on the edge of an area formerly associated with fishing, not far from the old marina and just across from the Marina Railway Station. It is decorated with plaster images of fish, rays and King Neptune amongst other […]

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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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