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Together with Isobel Carmona and Swasky I am running a 3 day urban sketching workshop in Coventry in April link here
My book about architectural sketching (publisher Rotovision UK / North Light Books in US) will be published in July 2015.
I am a contributor to the SAI's book 'Drawing on Architecture' (published May 2014).
This sketch of The Ethiad (home to MCFC) above has just gone viral on Flickr with over 17,000 views!
Here was a highlight of 2014; doing a drawing of No 10 Downing Street!
It was for Sky News's coverage of Ed Milliband's speech at the 2014 Labour Party Conference in Manchester.
Thanks to Amber de Botton for the photograph
Information about my work
You can find some of my Manchester paintings at Contemporary Six Royal Exchange Arcade, Manchester
I am founder of Urban Sketchers Manchester and a committed urban sketcher: www.urbansketchers.org
I post all my urban sketches on flickr and my blog address is simoneridyard.blogspot.co.uk
I am a member of the Society of Architectural Illustration (SAI) link here
an urban sketcher
Image on home page: MCFC Stadium at the Ethiad and also Manchester St Peter's Square
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