Category Archives: drawing and sketching

Lucky Lizard

The Lizard, Ben Curtis


Apparently lizards are lucky… which is indeed fortunate, as we have one living under our washing machine in the kitchen!

Park Benches: 40 Degrees In The Shade…

Lady and Dog, Retiro Park, Spain

There is a bench in Madrid’s Retiro park that sits just across a path from the one I drew above – a lady writing a letter, her dog waiting quietly in the 40 degree shade. I drew the other end of the same bench, from the same spot, some time ago…

Bench in the Retiro Park, Madrid


One day I went to the park and stood beneath a blossoming tree as a sweet smelling wind blew petals down onto my head, a wonderful spring shower!

Blossom Shower

And since then I’ve been feeling full of spring!


Summertime… Long Past…

Trunk on the bank of the stream...

Sunday in the Retiro Park, Madrid

Night Heat

Magnolia by Ben-C.
Magnolia, a photo by Ben-C. on Flickr.

Dinosaurs used to sit under these, now we sit under them, who’ll sit under them in another 6 million years?