Building the Gate

Beverley Gate Research As part of the Heritage Project that I am taking part in, one of my jobs was to construct Beverley Gate, the entrance to Hull where Sir John Hotham halted King Charles II’s entrance into the city in April 1642. There are no reliable or accurate images of Beverley Gate at the time that… Continue reading Building the Gate

Easter Egg

In one of our modules this year, we were told that there would be an Easter Egg project. The Easter egg project turned out to be a timed creation exercise. The work I managed to complete in the time follows: As you can see by the end of the document, I did not manage to finish… Continue reading Easter Egg

Pencil to Paper, Outside

What is Observational Drawing? Observational drawing is the act of drawing something (be it an object, building, person, or environment) whilst you are physically observing it. Not drawing from a picture of it, no, actually going outside and sitting down near it (or in it, in the case of an environment), and drawing it. Why… Continue reading Pencil to Paper, Outside