Spritsail Barges at Pin Mill


This is superb, Alan!

Eye catching, really like your mark making in this Alan

Lovely detailed artwork ...

Superb sketch of my and I know your favourite boats . The detailing of the rigging is really well drawn Alan without been over the top .

Lovely work once again Alan. I’ve been tidying my studio recently and found some lovely old Langton rough paper, itching to try it out!

Delightful sketch.

Excellent sketch Alan.

Beautiful sketch only in black and white could u have achieved Nicely done

Beautiful composition and sketching.

Looks as though the bamboo paper is working out for the ink studies Alan……wonderful collection of understated barges.

I like this. Nice pen work.

This is lovely Alan; I really like the way you have captured the water.

Really striking sketch Alan!


Such beautiful clean lines and brushwork.

Love it, Alan. Been reading your articles in The Artist - well done there. x

Love the line work. The big boats look like they are collecting their young ☺️

Another perfect sketch Alan.

Hang on Studio Wall

Another line and wash drawing on A4 Hahnemuhle Bamboo paper. Testing their range of eco papers for two articles in The Artist in the new year.

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Alan Bickley

Having studied fine art and graphics at both Stafford and Derby college, my career working as a graphic artist and latterly as editorial artist with Northcliffe Media Ltd, has kept me constantly in touch with all aspects of art and design. Painting mainly in oils, acrylics and watercolour, my…

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