Welcome

Welcome to Racing Lines, the blog and website of Leicestershire watercolour and mixed media artist Maxine Dodd.

I am fascinated by colour, line and movement. I use pen and ink, watercolour and pastels to capture sport, especially cycling, football and rugby, along with scenes from daily life. I work from live action, TV or video. I am known for recording the Tour de France, which was the focus of ’Racing Lines’ which I began as a daily blog in 2012. Read more…

Iheanacho v Pogba - Leicester City v Man Utd, October 2021, original painting by Maxine Dodd

Upcoming and recent shows

Open 32 – Leicester Museum & Art Gallery, 4th Dec 2021 – 21st Jan 2022 – Book here

Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour 209th Exhbition, Mall Galleries, London,
Enjoy the virtual tour…

Leicester Society of Artists – Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester, and online here

Leicester Sketch Club – Annual 2021 online here

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All images copyright Maxine Dodd