The cityscape drawings. A selection of recent and older ink drawings of the cities I admire.

dated 2011 until 2016 (click on an image to enlarge an artwork)
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Town on the Riviera

Town on the Riviera

2016

Imaginary town on the French Riviera based on Nice.

Summernight in a City

Summernight in a City

2016

Late evening in a sultry mediterrenean city.

Central Park & 5th

Central Park & 5th

2016

View over Central Park and 5th Avenue from the south.
 

Camogli

Camogli

2016

The fishing port of Camogli at night near Genoa.

Hilltop town

Hilltop town

2016

Medieval town in central Italy up on a hilltop.

Venice, Grand Canal

Venice, Grand Canal

2016

My first drawing of Venice, I'm utterly fascinated by this city. More drawings will follow.

Genoa in Full Moon

Genoa in Full Moon

2016

Panorama over Genoa's old centre and port at night. The bright full moon is reflected in the waters of the Med.

Town in the English Lake District

Town in the English Lake District

2016

Imaginary town in the English Lake District with the Lakeland fells in the background.

City in Morocco

City in Morocco

2016

City strongly based on Marrakech. The Atlas Mountains are visible in the background.

New York

New York

2016

Panorama over Midtown Manhattan and beyond seen from the north west.

Town on the Ligurian coast

Town on the Ligurian coast

2016

Town by the Ligurian coast. Inspired by a visit to Cinque Terre.

City in Southern Italy

City in Southern Italy

2016

Imaginairy city based on Naples and Palermo. It took me six months to do this drawing.

City after Dusk.

City after Dusk.

2016

Imaginary metropolis after dusk. It took me almost half a year to do this drawing.

Cinque Terre Coast

Cinque Terre Coast

2015

The Cinque Terre Coast in Italy at Sunset. So far the only drawing made on the spot rather than from memory. The village visible on the right side is bigger on the drawing than in reality.

Berne

Berne

2015

View over the old town of Berne with the Alps in the background.
 

Boulevard at Night

Boulevard at Night

2015

A Parisian boulevard next to a park after dark.

Centro Storico

Centro Storico

2015

Historical city centre in an Italian city. Based on Rome.

NYC Summer shadows

NYC Summer shadows

2015

View over one of Manhattans great avenues in summer.

Village in Cinque Terre

Village in Cinque Terre

2015

Coastal village in beautiful Cinque Terre.
 

Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor

2015

Drawing of a square strongly based on Plaza Mayor in Madrid.

City in Holland

City in Holland

2015

Imaginairy city somewhere in Holland.

City in England

City in England

2015

Imaginairy city in England strongly based on London. It took me from 10 December 2014 until 29 August 2015 to finish this drawing.

Greenwich Sunset

Greenwich Sunset

2015

Avenue of the Americas in NYC's Greenwich Village early evening.

Town on the Amalfi Coast

Town on the Amalfi Coast

2015

Imaginairy town on the Amalfi Coast south of Naples. This drawing was inspired by a trip to this stretch of coast in February 2014.

Night in Vienna

Night in Vienna

2015

Imaginary part of Vienna at night inspired by Graben Square and the St. Stephen's Cathedral neighbourhood.

Town in Spain

Town in Spain

2015

Imaginary town on the Meseta in the heartland of Spain. The architecture is mainly based on Leon, Segovia, Madrid and Toledo.

City Park

City Park

2015

Leafy park in an imaginairy city.

Budapest and the Danube

Budapest and the Danube

2015

Panoramic view over Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Many landmarks can be discerned between the rooftops.

Grand Place

Grand Place

2015

Grand Place in a Flemish city.

Bucharest

Bucharest

2015

Portrait of the eccentric capital of Romania, Bucharest. In the foreground the wide, open Unification Square (Piata Unirii) is visible and in the background the impressive Palace of Parliament.

Capriccio, City by the Tiber

Capriccio, City by the Tiber

2015

Imaginary Italian city based on Rome.

Washington Square

Washington Square

2014

Washington Square Park in New York City with a few changes to the surrounding buildings.

Somewhere over Manhattan

Somewhere over Manhattan

2014

Fairly accurate depiction from memory of the Broadway/Madison Square area in Manhattan.

New York City at Night

New York City at Night

2014

View over 5th Avenue and Central Park towards Midtown Manhattan. Several well known skyscrapers such as the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building are visible in the background. Drawn from memory.

Metropolis by the Sea

Metropolis by the Sea

2014

Imaginary metropolis with elements from New York, London and Paris. 5 months of grinding labour!

City in Ireland

City in Ireland

2014

Cork, Dublin and Belfast in one drawing.

Spacca Napoli 2

Spacca Napoli 2

2014

View over Naples' ancient heart, Spacca Napoli. This one is a follow up of a previously made drawing.

Budapest Boulevard

Budapest Boulevard

2014

Grand avenue on the Pest side of the Danube in Budapest.
 

Spacca Napoli

Spacca Napoli

2014

View over the old heart of Naples, also know as Spacca Napoli (split Naples) because of the Via dei Tribunali which cuts the city in half.

3 Bridges

3 Bridges

2014

Imaginary view over NYC. The Woolworth Building is on the left. It took me four months and 26 days to this drawing.

American City

American City

2013

Imaginary city in the United Stated with elements from New York, Chicago and Philadelphia. I've worked on this drawing for over four and a half months.

Bridge in Sunlight

Bridge in Sunlight

2013

View over the river Liffey in Dublin.

London Bridge & The Shard

London Bridge & The Shard

2013

View from The City looking south towards London Bridge and the Shard.

Railway station

Railway station

2011

Imaginary railway station and urban surroundings in a Central European city.