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City Sketchers London: We drew Twickenham


Group photograph by Jimmy Lu

[By Helen Hayhoe] 

Fourth time fortunate! We lastly converged in Twickenham, having swerved
lock downs and prepare strikes.

This time we met close to the station,
by the River Crane, earlier than assembly once more on the Thames. A peaceable path with
fallen bushes and hedgerows made begin to the day.

Fallen Tree at The Trade, Twickenham
Sketch by Mike Whalley

Twickenham Riverside has rather a lot to supply. We have been delighted that
the Open Studio weekend on Eel Pie Island enabled us to stroll over the
footbridge and into that iconic spot.

Bridge to Eel Pie Island
Sketch by Anthony Mark Peters

I didn’t blame the café in
car-free Church Road for suggesting that we moved alongside from the
finest places, however not earlier than some nice work was accomplished. Café
Sunshine on Diamond Jubilee Gardens supplied a superb vantage level to
look throughout the river.

Church Street, Twickenham
Sketch by John Boaz

On the river financial institution the tide crept greater, inviting the geese
to talk however we didn’t get our ft moist. The boatyards and the fixed circulate of
individuals and rivercraft have been very participating.

Sketch by Chris Inexperienced

View down the river
Sketch by Katy Evans

As a finale, the Bare Women (Oceanids) of York Home supplied a
stunning spectacle, and we completed the day at Champions Wharf with a large
vary of sketches which celebrated the various joys of Twickenham. And never a
rugby reference in sight. 

The Oceanids
Sketch by Helen Hayhoe

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