Italy 5 by Richard Sunderland

Italian Sketchbook is on Winsor & Newton 90lb/190gsm mould-made watercolour paper, using Cotman Watercolours and Berol water-soluble pens. My Italian Journal is still in a draft stage but will feature in my journal eventually.


  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 5 years ago

    I especially love the blue on the left. Was the right sketched when the light was falling?
    (I think my reading glasses need to be changed. lol. Wish I could read your notes.)

  • My handwriting is never very good, it is an essay on Sansepolcro by Huxley. It was relevant so I added it in.
    We had some very in different weather on this trip more Uk than Italy.

    – Richard Sunderland

  • Elizabeth Bravo
    Elizabeth Bravoover 5 years ago

    Both of these pages are equally striking, but I am very drawn to the left. That cool blue makes me feel like I am in the deep shadows of dusk, but yet you have that lingering glow of warmth in the distance. It feel like it’s melting away…..wonderful.

  • I tried to prep pages, each day and went out and drew, some how the images seemed to find a natural relationship. The streets always have this sense of drama, strong shadows against brilliant light.

    – Richard Sunderland

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 5 years ago

    Inside Solo, vol 18! <<Click to go see!

    Congratulations! on your feature in the magazine.

    Inside Solo is the Art News and Resource magazine from Solo Exhibition.

    The magazine is now a formal publication, in PDF format, downloadable from its RB page. A reprint of just your feature article is available from a link on the inside back cover of the magazine, for your portfolio. You’ll also find a link to leave a comment, there. Your feedback is important. Thank you and congratulations!

  • AndreaFettweis
    AndreaFettweisabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic idea to show several pages of your sketchbook! Beautifully made!!!

  • Thank you, for having a look at my sketchbook, they have been serialized in “Inside Solo” for about the last 9 additions. Hope you get a chance to read them. Thank you again.

    – Richard Sunderland

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