Mike Smith (Illustrator)

Tag Archives: painting

200415

Wood anniversary

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Venn not to listen

National Hug Day

National Hug Day

Merry…

Merry ex-mouse

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Love and flapjacks

It’s been windy here

Man on toilet with no roof

Laos

From 28th October to 5th November we crossed from Vietnam to Thailand via Laos, by bus. Places we stopped at: Buddhist monk-populated Savannakhet, and Pakse, from where we took a boat to a tiny village called Champasak on the Mekong river. This was a lovely place (probably my favourite of the whole trip) which was just a cycle ride away from Wat Pho — a less grand but very beautiful version of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat.

We also went kayaking, but the less said about that the better.

Travel sketchbook diary, London-Singapore by train: Pakse building

This is a bit of a naff picture of the Mekong, but it’s the only one I had.

Travel sketchbook diary, London-Singapore by train: Mekong boat

Travel sketchbook diary, London-Singapore by train: Mekong boat

Travel sketchbook diary, London-Singapore by train: Buddha statue at Wat Pho

Travel sketchbook diary, London-Singapore by train: road in Champasak

Dungeness

Dungeness lighthouse painting

Pencil sketch of a house at Dungeness

Dungeness lighthouse and nuclear power station painting

While we were on the south coast I did some sketching at Dungeness. It’s got to be one of the best places in the UK to go with a pad and pencil. It’s got everything, including loads of messy telegraph poles, which I particularly love drawing.

Caz’s dad is responsible for the design of part of the nuclear power station, but I can’t remember which bit.

Mawgan Porth, Cornwall

The beach at Morgan Porth, Cornwall.

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mount-taranaki playing go new zealand

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ulaan-bataar-mongolia