Following on from the men’s races, this week I finally began to catch up with the women’s races, starting with the Ladies’ Super G at the World Championships in Schladming. Beautiful run in bright sunshine – the course was icy, fast and tiring. Here is the first set of my drawings – more to come!:
Skiing is a wonderful sport to follow – and even better to do, if you can. I never progressed much beyond simple blue and green runs, so I’m in awe of the professional skiers who are so strong, exciting and graceful. I’ve been making drawings recently including this week’s Super G at the World Championships in Schladming. A great win for Ted Ligety! Here are my drawings:
Another thriller! Racing on the new Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas – this race did not disappoint. Red Bull took the Constructors’ Championship. Lewis Hamilton in dogged pursuit of Sebastian Vettel, finally took the race after a brilliant overtake in Lap 42, leaving the championship title open until the last race in Brazil. For me, I loved the contrast from Abu Dhabi – different light – bright sunshine, lovely rise and fall on the track, all of which added to the challenge of drawing this race. It was great to see Formula 1 back in America in such…
The most recent Formula One race in Abu Dhabi did not disappoint. Excitement all the way in a spectacular setting. Here are my drawings of this incredible race.
Another great day of sporting excellence. No medals for Team GB but still wonderful performances by all athletes. Drawing so many sports makes for a different challenge from following one. For example with diving, I had to show the progress of the dive in the one drawing. It is two views of the same dive. Here are a few impressions some of the day’s incredible variety of sport.
But what a party? The Olympic Games has been wonderful so far – a delight. I’ve been drawing on and off since the Games started, but a bit late posting to say the least! I hope better late than never. There’s so much happening, it’s impossible to cover it all but I will do what I can. Here are some drawings to start with from an amazing few days in London.