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Night time pencil sketch of Westminster Abbey in London

Posted On: Friday 30th December 2011
Summary: This pencil sketch of Westminster Abbey in London, at night, was the last of my day spent sketching in London on the 21st December 2011

Blog Tags: Sketching   Plein air   Painting in London   Townscapes   Nocturne painting   Buildings   

westminster abbey sketched at nightAfter painting the Houses of Parliament in watercolour as the daylight faded away, I walked across Westiminster Bridge to do a night time sketch in pencil of Westminster Abbey with Big Ben in the background. 

This was done in a Moleskine notebook, spread across two pages.

After this we walked over to Leicester Square to meet other members of my family for a meal. Arrived back in Cambridge in the wee hours after an exhausting but artistically stimulating day spent painting and sketching in London.
 

 

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