Fifty Streets:2/3

🏫 🖍️ OH DEARS, THIS BLOG DIDN’T FORGET ARCHITECTURAL SKETCHES. TODAY MADE IN LONDON.

Drawing the Street

Sitting outside Cowling and Wilcox drawing Holloway Road, North London, summer 2016

The more streets that I drew, the clearer I became on what it was all about. It’s simple and selfish – I only draw the streets that are meaningful to me in some way.

Half a dozen people stopped to talk to me that afternoon, curious as to what I was drawing.

Sometimes it’s because some detail has caught my eye and sometimes streets link me to family and friends. This way I connect with each street and I get lost in the hours that sink into each drawing.

Holloway Road, North London

The other thing that is really important to me is that I draw them as architectural and social records. These are my surroundings as I find them now. The people on the drawings were there at the time, including the chap taking a breather from…

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  1. Thanks for reposting! 😊💗Ronnie

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