Hot Pursuit!

Hello! A wonderful return to London for the UCI Track Cycling World Championships, bringing memories of London 2012 Olympics for fans. The first day saw two fantastic performances by Team GB in the Men’s and Women’s Team Pursuit races. Gold medals for both and hopefully more to come! Track cycling is a new subject for me and I love the purity and concentration of it. The technique is fascinating to watch and the speed is tangible. Love it! Here are my drawings:

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Lest we forget

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

Laurence Binyon (1869-1943)

Maxine Dodd, Poppies, Lest we forget

Poppies, Lest we forget

The Big Feature: Veloartist Maxine Dodd

Maxine Dodd - Artist:

I’m absolutely thrilled to bits about this! Thank you VeloVoices, I can’t stop smiling! :-) :-) :-)

Originally posted on VeloVoices:

At VeloVoices we have a keen appreciation for anything or anyone who captures the beauty of cycling. The striking work of Maxine Dodd recently caught my eye. I love the energy, movement and atmosphere she creates with a few strokes of the pen and water-colour – an unforgiving medium. Maxine lives in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside where she finds daily inspiration. Here’s her story and a selection of her work which portrays her passion for cycling.

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Brave Treve

Hello and good to be back! If there’s one sporting event that marks the transition from Summer into Autumn for me, it’s the great horse race, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe run at Longchamps near Paris. The race was won by a stunning horse called Treve who stormed through to win in spectacular fashion!  Here are my drawings:

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