Trying to get a head start on my 2017 F1 concepts, the sketches above are largely the same but with different detailing… Thinking of using elements from all 3…
More from British Car Day, 2016, love these cars. If these don’t make you smile, I don’t know what will… :-)
Another sketch on the new Muji Sketch pad, this one limited to verithin pencil. I think a better result. This was a beautiful, single owner Alfa Romeo 2600 at Italian car day. I made sure that I parked my car about 3 cars away from this…🙂
Got a new sketchbook from Muji which I quite like, craft paper as you can see. Did this sketch of a lovely Ferrari 308 GTB from Italian car Day 2016, but am a little unhappy with it. Love the paper, but I used Payne’s Gray for the tone which was a mistake, and then tried to rescue it by over-rendering it… Ivory Black would have served better if I’d used it sparingly. Ah well – next time.
Still think of Higgins and Magnum every time I see this car!🙂
A great weekend for Wickens in Moscow – a win in race one and a hard fought fifth in race two which vaults him to second in the championship. Race one was amazing with Rob opening up a 12 second lead at one point in rain that can only be described as “teeming”.. very impressive.
This is a beautiful GTV – I’ve seen this one before as it belongs to the gentleman who sold me my Spider. Even when I was looking at the Spider, my eye kept drifting over to this car (though it wasn’t for sale). This car is really, really, sharp… just mouth watering.
Sketched this while having lunch at the Red Lion, the only Pub in Avebury. It’s also the only pub in the world inside a stone circle (or a henge). We had lunch and a couple of drinks and then went out and walked amongst the stones, down to Silsbury hill and the West Kennet barrow – all neolithic sites in the area.
Came across this in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Very cool but slightly scary looking vehicle – This was a speed record boat from 1933, built of aluminium sheet over a wood and aluminium frame. A little bit “steam punk” but needed more brass!😉
We were driving from London to Wiltshire a week ago Tuesday and stopped for lunch at a Pub called The Three Horseshoes in a village called “Thursley”. The Pub was great – good food, real cask ales, but more interestingly this was parked out front. At first I thought it was an MG TA, but I met the owner and found out it was a 1934 MG P-Type – something I’d not heard of before. The car was pristine, with a sort of pea green colour body and dark green fenders and bonnet; a lovely combination. This car was tiny – probably about 1.3 metres wide – perfect for the narrow English roads that run through a village such as this.