2017 F1 concept sketches


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…

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Austin-Healey Sprite


More from British Car Day, 2016, love these cars. If these don’t make you smile, I don’t know what will…  :-)

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Healey, British car Day 2016


A Healey and several beheaded viewers at British Car Day 2016…🙂

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Alfa, Italian Car Day

Alfa 2600

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…🙂


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Ferrari, Italian Car day

Ferrari 365

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!🙂

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Another Win for Wickens


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.

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Italian Car Day 2016, Alfa GTV

Alfa GTV

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.

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View from the Red Lion

Red Lion

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.

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Miss Britain III


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!😉

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1934 MG P-Type


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.


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