Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Trees

Trees

Trees
watercolour 35x25cm
Bockingford extra rough 300gsm
Allan Kirk

Friday, 27 December 2013

Canal

Canal
Canal
watercolour 22 x28cm
Bockingford extra rough 300gsm
Allan Kirk 2013

Monday, 23 December 2013

Hat

Still Life


watercolour 28x37cm
Arches rough 300gsm
Allan Kirk 3013



Thursday, 19 December 2013

Winter Trees

Morning on road to Revel



Route De Revel
watercolour 35 x 19cm
Saunders Waterford High white 300gsm rough
Akllan Kirk 2013

Friday, 6 December 2013

Gonzales Beach Victoria BC, Canada

Gonzales Beach



Gonzales Beach
watercolour, Saunders Waterford rough 300gsm
Allan Kirk 2013

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Sydney Marina, Vancouver Island BC, Canada

Sydney Marina,two colour exercise (Cobalt Blue & Burnt Sienna)



Sydney Marina
watercolour, Bockingford extra rough 300gsm paper
Allan Kirk 2013

Friday, 29 November 2013

Limoux SW France

Limoux SW France, a beautiful old city with a fabulous square.



Pen and wash sketch
Allan Kirk 2013

Friday, 22 November 2013

China town, Victoria BC, Canada.


China town, Victoria BC, Canada. 


Pen and wash
Elegantwriter calligraphy pen and Pentel waterbrush

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Comnox Vancouver Island

My teaching trip to Canada went really, well I taught 5 watercolour and pen and in workshops mainly on Vancouver Island. Whilst there we visited Comox, a beautiful  fishing village. 




Comox
watercolour
Allan Kirk 2013

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Beautiful sunblinds in a cafe at Castres SW France


Cafe at Castres

Cafe
watercolour  25 x 18cm
Arches rough 300gsm
Allan Kirk 2013

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Hotel Encarnacion

Hotel Encarnacion on coast in Murcia Spain. Sketched during my visit for workshop in September


Hotel Encarnacion


Hotel Encarnacion

Pen and wash
Allan Kirk 2013

Saturday, 26 October 2013

View from Rennes :Le Chateau

Spent a day at Rennes Le Chateau, the views were stunning


View from Rennes Le Chateau


View from Rennes Le Chateau
watercolour  39 x 29cm
Saunders Waterford high white rough 300gsm
Allan Kirk 2013

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Grand Cafe, Ax Le Thermes

Grand cafe at Ax Le  Thermes in the Pyrennes


Grand Cafe Ax le Thermes


Grand Cafe

Pen and wash
Allan Kirk 2013

Friday, 18 October 2013

View from Terrace

Painted after breakfast from terrace


from terrace


View from terrace
watercolour  23 x 30cm
Bockingford extra rough 300gsm
Allan Kirk 2013

Monday, 14 October 2013

San Pedro Square in Murcia, Spain

Completed a workshop in Spain in September, whilst there we sketched in square at San Pedro


San Pedro


San Pedro

Pen and wash
Allan Kirk 2013

Thursday, 10 October 2013

Sunflowers

This view is about 100metres from home. Next year the field will not be sunflowers, The crops rotated


sunflowers


Sunflowers
watercolour  34 x 16cm
Bockingford extra rough rough 300gsm
Allan Kirk 2013

Sunday, 6 October 2013

Revel Market Square

sketched this from Cafe Du centre in Revel whilst having a coffee.


Revel


Revel

Pen and wash
Allan Kirk 2013

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Boats

this work represents a two colour exercise with my Monday group. I like these exercises, in this example I chose Cobalt Blue and Burnt Sienna


Boats


Morning on estuary
watercolour  33 x 22cm
Saunders Waterford high white rough 300gsm
Allan Kirk 2013

Sunday, 29 September 2013

Hotel Door Commission

Received this photograph for a commission. I loved the photo and enjoyed the painting






















Hotel Door 
watercolour 32x23cm
Saunders Waterford (high Whgite) rough  300gsm

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Montmaur

Montmaur is a beautiful old hilltop village near us in SW France. With a friend I spent a week sketching and drawing (3 afternoon visits in all). 

Sketched using Berol Fineliner and waterbrush




















Montmaur
Pen and Wash
Allan Kirk 2013
























Montmaur
watercolour 34 x 25
Saunders Waterford (High White) rough 300gsm



Slightly different angel to include arch in Chateau












Montmaur
watercolour 35 x 25
Bockingford extra roughh 300gsm




Monday, 23 September 2013

Montolieu

Montolieu in the Black Mountains is known as the "Book Village". There are many bookshops,a good proportion are English






Montolieu in  Black mountains
watercolour  33 x 16cm
Bockingford extra  rough 300gsm
Allan Kirk 2013




Friday, 13 September 2013

Transporter, Middlesborough, UK

Nothing reminds me of my childhood home more than the sight of the river Tees with the iconic Transporter bridge. Most of the shipyards and chemical industry along the river has long gone, but the bridge remains.


After Seago


Transporter
watercolour  33 x 22cm
Milford NOT 300gsm
Allan Kirk 2013