Annecy in the Rain

The old lakeside French city of Annecy on the River Thiou in the rain. Pencil and ink freehand sketch on 300gsm medium texture Arches cotton paper. 29.5 cm high by 42 cm wide by 0.1cm deep approximately. A3 standard size.

Notre Dame Cathedral 2015

A freehand sketch of Notre Dame Cathedral on the Île de la Cité in Paris as of 23rd April 2015. Exactly four years later after the disastrous 2019 fire, the spire is no longer, and the roof is missing. Pen and ink freehand sketch on 300gsm smooth surface Arches cotton paper. 29.5 cm high by 42 cm wide by 0.1 cm deep approximately.

Sarlat-la-Canéda Street Lamp

A typical sandstone house, now a shop, in la vieille ville (the medieval centre) of Sarlat-la-Canéda, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France. While a new glass door in the stone arch provides access to a shop, the wooden shutters on the window above the door are about to fall off with age. Ink sketch for a watercolour painting by Dai Wynn on 300gsm rough surface Arches cotton paper. 42 cm high by 29.5 cm wide by 0.1 cm deep approximately. A3 standard size.

Rue Limogeanne Perigueux

Pencil and ink sketch by Dai Wynn of a cobbled street in the old town (La Vieille Ville) of the city of Périgueux on the Dordogne River in Nouvelle Aquitaine, France. I am always delighted by how well the French maintain their heritage (la patrimoine), while providing all modern services to residents and merchants. All electricity, gas, water, drainage and sewerage has been hidden beneath the cobbles while maintaining the patina of age on the sandstone of buildings. Perfect for a black and white rendition. Drawn in black ink with a 0.2 mm pen on 300gsm smooth surface Arches paper. 29.5 cm high by 21 cm wide by 0.1 cm deep. A4 standard size. FOR SALE



European Wine Country

Pencil and ink sketch by Dai Wynn of typical European vineyards on rolling slopes below a hilltop village. Drawn on 300gsm rough surface Arches cotton paper preliminary to a watercolour painting. 29.5 cm high by 42 cm wide by 0.1 cm deep approximately.



Annecy Roof Lines

A pen and ink sketch by Dai Wynn of some rather interesting roof lines in the town of Annecy in eastern France. Drawn on 300gsm rough texture Arches french cotton paper. A4 size. 29.5 cm high by 21 cm wide by 0.1 cm deep approximately.



Chateau de Beynac Drawbridge

The drawbridge and fortified entrance door to the Château de Beynac on a very high cliff overlooking the Dordogne River in France. Most rooms in this fortress are unfurnished, but the cavernous kitchen has a comprehensive display of medieval food preparation tools. Pen and ink sketch by Dai Wynn on 300gsm smooth surface Arches cotton paper. 42 cm high by 29.5 cm wide by 0.1 cm deep approximately. FOR SALE



Rocamadour, France

Pen and ink freehand sketch by Dai Wynn of Rocamadour (la Cité Réligieuse) viewed from the Modern Rocamadour hamlet and car-park. This cliffside/clifftop village is situated in south-central France, is surrounded by verdant forest, and is is known for the Cité Réligieuse complex of religious buildings, accessed via the Grand Escalier staircase. It includes the Chapelle Notre-Dame, with its Black Madonna statue, and the Romanesque-Gothic Basilica of St-Sauveur.



Hautefort Village Wall

The French village of Hautefort beneath its château ramparts. Freehand ink sketch by Dai Wynn on 300gsm smooth surface Arches cotton paper. 42 cm high by 29.5 cm wide by 0.1 cm deep approximately.