The Lido

8 Jun

blackpill 2016

I had a meeting today so we took advantage of the extraordinary dry and sunny weather to go al fresco at Blackpill Lido, half way between the city centre and Mumbles. I met up with my fellow artists Sylvie Evans and Graham Parker to hatch some plans for the future of our artist collective, 15 Hundred Lives. Of course I had a scribble; there were loads of people enjoying the sun, supping tea at the Junction cafe, playing in the paddling pool, looking at the wildlife on the beach. I drew with a Faber Castell Pitt drawing pen into a leatherbound, Steampunk style A5 sketchbook. Here’s an interesting site with historical anecdotes about Blackpill.

Blackpill Lido

Blackpill Lido

 

I’m currently working on a series of expressive drawings of ancestral sites and if you want to see some of my other artworks, please click here.

5 Responses to “The Lido”

  1. mrsdaffodil June 10, 2016 at 18:18 #

    Lovely, energetic sketch.

  2. allesistgut June 9, 2016 at 07:28 #

    It looks lik you had a nice day. A meeting underneath the sun is great! Have a lovely day. 😀

    • Rosie Scribblah June 9, 2016 at 08:49 #

      Thank you. The weather here is uncharacteristically fantastic. How is it with you?

      • allesistgut June 9, 2016 at 12:42 #

        Here it’s great, too.

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