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

dated 2011 until 2017 (click on an image to enlarge an artwork)
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The Boulevard

The Boulevard

2017

Imaginairy boulevard in a major city.

Plaza Real

Plaza Real

2017

Plaza Real seen in bright sunlight in the old heart of Barcelona. The famous Ramblas is just visible in the background.
 

Cannaregio

Cannaregio

2017

Morning in the Cannaregio neighbourhood in Venice. In the background the lagoon and Alps are visible.

City in Spain

City in Spain

2017

Imaginairy metropolis in Spain. Strongly based on Barcelona, Madrid en Valencia.  

The Big Lakeland Drawing

The Big Lakeland Drawing

2017

Imaginary town by a lake and surrounded by bulky mountains in the heart of the English Lake District.

Budapest Panorama

Budapest Panorama

2017

View over the roofstops of the Hungarian capital.

London Market

London Market

2017

A market somewhere in London. Similar in appearance to the famous Portobello Road Market.

Lyon at Night

Lyon at Night

2017

The old centre of Lyon and the river Saone illuminated by the rising full moon.

Sunset in the Languedoc

Sunset in the Languedoc

2017

The promenade in Béziers overlooking the river Orb and Montaigne Noire on a warm summer evening.

Sea in Sunlight

Sea in Sunlight

2016

Village on the Italian Riviera looking out over an endless expanse of water.

Town in England or The Gothic Cathedral

Town in England or The Gothic Cathedral

2016

A town in England based on Lincoln and York. The centrepiece of this drawing and town is its majestic gothic cathedral.

Genoa Sunlight

Genoa Sunlight

2016

The old centre of Genoa in bright midday sunlight.

Venice Evening

Venice Evening

2016

The Grand Canal near the Academy bridge after dark.

Venice

Venice

2016

The grand Venice Panorama. It took me quite a while to do this drawing!

Venice Morning

Venice Morning

2016

The Dorsoduro neighbourhood early morning just after sunrise. San Marco square and basilica are visible to the left and San Giorgio is to the right on the island.

Town on the Riviera

Town on the Riviera

2016

Imaginary town on the French Riviera based on Nice.

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.

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.

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.

NYC Summer shadows

NYC Summer shadows

2015

View over one of Manhattans great avenues in summer.

City in Holland

City in Holland

2015

Imaginairy city somewhere in Holland.

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.

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.

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!

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.