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 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

Pen and Wash
Allan Kirk 2013

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

Slightly different angel to include arch in Chateau

watercolour 35 x 25
Bockingford extra roughh 300gsm

Monday, 23 September 2013


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

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