New Plymouth Airport

NEW PLYMOUTH AIRPORT

If you are ever sketching people at an airport and you hear someone using a phone say, "Where are YOU?.. I'm at the airport... You...

Tasty sketch destination for Auckland sk

TASTY SKETCH DESTINATION FOR AUCKLAND SK

Urban Sketchers Auckland met at Mercury Plaza recently for the monthly Urban Sketchers meet. Meeting inside a warm food hall was an...

 
 
 
Drawing Fire Engines

DRAWING FIRE ENGINES

Last month the Wellington group met in a warehouse in Lower Hutt to draw Matt Silver's fire engine collection. Matt is passionate about...

Fix and Fogg

FIX AND FOGG

The Fix and Fog peanut butter shop. It's really just a window onto a lane off Eva Street. They sell their peanut butter direct to customers...

 
 
 
Len Lye Selfies

LEN LYE SELFIES

What to do on a New Plymouth weekend? Take a selfie in the stainless steel surface of the Len Lye Centre. (Long exposure, above, and...

Chinese Garden

CHINESE GARDEN

Here's my sketch from the Chinese Garden, here in New Plymouth. I did the watercolour on the mid-left a while ago and the top-right...

 
 
 
Let's Sketch Wellington - March 2018

LET'S SKETCH WELLINGTON - MARCH 2018

A selection of photos taken at the sketching weekend in Wellington last month. It was a fun weekend. About a dozen sketchers took part,...

The Old Cookhouse, Albert Town

THE OLD COOKHOUSE, ALBERT TOWN

The Old Cookhouse, Albert Town, Wanaka It's been a summer for taking my sketchbooks into the hills and filling them with landscape...

 
 
 
NZ Army Truck

NZ ARMY TRUCK

There's a New Zealand Army recruitment office in New Plymouth. Sometimes, it will have a cool truck parked around the back. It's a...

Let's Sketch Wellington - Sequeira Luz family

LET'S SKETCH WELLINGTON - SEQUEIRA LUZ FAMILY

We had a great time in Wellington and were spoiled for choice of nice scenes to draw. We met a good group of interesting people and...

 
 
 
Martha Mine, Waihi

MARTHA MINE, WAIHI

In the middle of the town of Waihi is a giant hole, all that remains of Martha Hill that once stood as high as the hole is now deep....

High St, Auckland

HIGH ST, AUCKLAND

High Street, Auckland, drawn while sitting in the new renovated Freyberg Place, during the Febuary session of Auckland Urban Sketchers.

 
 
 
Once Was Urban, Waihi

ONCE WAS URBAN, WAIHI

Once was urban... A couple of sketches of the remains of the Waihi Stamper Battery on Union Hill. The concrete and carefully laid stonework...

The quintessential Island Bay vista

THE QUINTESSENTIAL ISLAND BAY VISTA

The view from Island Bay Esplanade on Wellington's south coast. The island is Taputeranga Island, Island Bay's namesake. The quality...

 
 
 
Mimi Pond and Sarah Glidden at Readers & Writers, NZ Festival 9 March 2018 - by Anne Taylor

MIMI POND AND SARAH GLIDDEN AT READERS & WRITERS, NZ FESTIVAL 9 MARCH 2018 - BY ANNE TAYLOR

We are waiting for the start of a talk by award-winning American graphic story tellers Mimi Pond and Sarah Glidden who were in Wellington...

Let's Sketch Wellington - Maps

LET'S SKETCH WELLINGTON - MAPS

'Let's Sketch Wellington ' is on this weekend. You can find more details of the event in this earlier post. Here are maps of the three...

 
 
 
Iko Iko

IKO IKO

This funky building reminds me of a novelty crayon - I got a train-shaped set when I was about 10. As well as looking cool, they sell...

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby

2016 FORD MUSTANG SHELBY

The American car festival, AmeriCARna, came around again. I ended up chatting with people, got distracted and mucked up a few sketches....

 
 
 
Brian featured in Stuff!

BRIAN FEATURED IN STUFF!

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Nostalgia Festival and Lyttelton Summerfest

NOSTALGIA FESTIVAL AND LYTTELTON SUMMERFEST

Plenty of summer events happening in town and musicians are always an easy sketching target, they have to stay there for sometime,...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting "Copper Curtain" by...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Painting "Copper Curtain" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

A turquoise copper curtain looking as if it is made of metal rather that paint, hangs over heavy texture, with copper clay coins as accents. Original Contemporary Abstract... Read more ...

Shortlist Released for 2018 Young Talent Architecture Award

Shortlist Released for 2018 Young Talent Architecture Award

Via YTAA - Young Talent Architecture Award The Fundació Mies van der Rohe has announced a list of 40 projects that will compete for the Young Talent Architecture Award 2018... Read more ...

RED and Lucid Unveil 8K 3D Camera for 4V Holographic Photos

RED and Lucid Unveil 8K 3D Camera for 4V Holographic Photos

The camera companies RED and Lucid have unveiled a new 8K 3D/4V camera that's designed to work with the RED Hydrogen One modular holographic phone. RED is building the... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "SPRING OF SOPHOMORE YEAR" by...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "SPRING OF SOPHOMORE YEAR" by Abstract Artist Pamela Fowler Lordi

"SPRING OF SOPHOMORE YEAR" 18" x 18" x 2"Acrylic on Canvas$330. Read more ...

Good Humor, Daniel Jacob

Good Humor, Daniel Jacob

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Swarovski Crystal Sculptures by Daniel Jacob Immortalize Popsicles...

Swarovski Crystal Sculptures by Daniel Jacob Immortalize Popsicles, Sneakers, and Other Pop Culture Icons

Artist Daniel Jacob began making art in Chicago in the early 1990s, channeling his ideas into sculptures and works on paper. After spending most of his career in business, he... Read more ...

Quick Edna Mode playing with digital watercolors. incredibles2

Quick Edna Mode playing with digital watercolors. incredibles2

Quick Edna Mode playing with digital watercolors. incredibles2 disney pixar ednamode dahling nocapes digital illustration ink watercolor Read more ...

New Jersey

New Jersey

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Seascape with Wave, oils,canvas,Barbara Haviland-Texas Contemporary Artist

Seascape with Wave, oils,canvas,Barbara Haviland-Texas Contemporary Artist

ARTIST COMMENTS This seascape is done with oils on a stretched canvas. It has soothing colors and I am very pleased with it. It just glows in person. Title Sea With WaveMedium... Read more ...

The New Yorker

The New Yorker

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