My big news this week is that I was asked to draw No 10 Downing Street!
It was for Sky News's coverage of Ed Milliband's speech at the 2014 Labour Party Conference in Manchester.
Here I am getting myself settled...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
Latest News Autumn 2014
I am talking about urban sketching at Street NW / Academy of Urbanism event Wed Oct 8th (in Manchester), contact me for details
I have started work on a commission to write a book about architectural sketching (publisher Rotovision)
Work is underway on the Shanghai Disneyland commission, thanks to eStudio Group Singapore for putting me forward!
I am a contributor to the SAI's book 'Drawing on Architecture' published May 2014 with preface by Sir Norman Foster
an urban sketcher
Image on home page: Manchester skyline from New Islington
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