‘Racing Lines: Le Tour’ teams, riders and racing…

Where are they? by Maxine Dodd, SOLD

Hello! It’s been an enjoyable process selecting work for ‘Racing Lines: Le Tour’, I find that the pictures remind me of the races quite vividly – just as photos do. This week’s preview highlights some of the racing itself, the teams, the time trials, the sprint for the line and the long and winding peloton. Have a great weekend, here are my drawings:

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‘Racing Lines: Le Tour’ another glimpse…

Splash! by Maxine Dodd

Hello! Following last week’s post featuring pictures for my exhibition, here is another group from last year’s Tour. I chose these because they feature the crowds who line the course, giving atmosphere and support to the riders. These devotees turn out in all weathers and all terrains to follow the race. They carry flags, wear daft clothes, make bunting, dress up their livestock, write slogans on the road, make bikes out of haybales – anything and everything to make the most fleeting of glimpses of this great race a great spectacle. The race wouldn’t be the same without them. Here are my drawings:

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