Famous Views of Greenwich

The final version of Famous Views of Greenwich. Acrylic on panel.  24″ x 24″
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The Greenwich Map takes shape

Sidebar of the Greenwich map showing a couple of the town’s attractions ~ the Bush Holley House,  the 1941Police Box for keeping an analogue eye on Greenwich Avenue and the ferry to the islands.  Acrylic on wood panel, 24 x 24″ 

 

Famous sights of Greenwich

Working on a new map, in the tradition of the great master printer, Hiroshige, “Famous Views of Greenwich “.  Top panorama is the amazing view over the Sound from the new Cos Cob Park.  Acrylic on wood panel. 24 x 24′” 

 

Buried Treasure

A hopefully completely accurate map of Great Captain’s Island clearly indicating where Captain Kidd the pirate may have hidden his pirate treasure  Acrylic and Ink on wood panel. 16 x 16 ‘  

 

New Orleans. New map

New Orleans – amid its watery element. Still have to add the labels but making the map makes me think of all those wonderful walks when I visited there last month.  Somehow the act of map making helps one understand the spirit of a place.  

 

The Big Easy

Focusing on food, music and architecture, a map of New Orleans.  Including Tennessee William’s home, Marie Laveau’s tomb and Cafe du Monde. Collage on recycled wood panel 24 x 24″.  

 

Into The Woods

A second alphabet, collage and painted paper on a black background. 30″ x 22″. With a little help from a Latin name or two I was able to complete the entire A to Z.  

 

Animal ABC

Every project teaches one something. Before I started this I had no idea that the Quoll even existed. ( An Australian mammal in case you are wondering.) X still remains a problem….  Watercolor. 30 x 22″.  

 

Jane Austen’s map of Bath 

Having finally finished all the necessary research, Jane Austen begins to assemble an invaluable guide to the city of Bath (UK)

Preliminary research and a more finished map with relevant notes.  One hopes Mrs Bennet and co will follow her good advice. 

   

Under the River ~  A Whale Sampler

Definitely as big as whales.  Whale shaped calligraphy.  14 x 11″. Ink on paper