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This is a negative sketch of the Parliament Building (The Red House) of Trinidad and Tobago. Click here for original post… Thanks everyone for continuing to share and visit my blog. Much appreciated, and thanks again! Hope to be posting more regularly in a few weeks.. Abstract Architecture of the day: This work by Vernelle Noel is […]

This is a sketch I did of the Parliament Building of Trinidad & Tobago, (also called The Red House) which faces Woodford Square in the Capital city of Port of Spain. It was painted red for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897 and has since remained this way. It is an absolutely beautiful building, taking […]

This is a very quick, small sketch I did of the seat of Parliament (The Red House) in Trinidad & Tobago, cropped from my Woodford Square post. The Red House was destroyed by fire in the Water Riots of 1903 with the old Red House being completely burnt down, and much of our recorded history […]

This is a drawing of the Massachusetts State House in Boston. I have arrived here and thought I would post my drawing of the State House. Built in 1798, the “new” State House is located across from the Boston Common on the top of Beacon Hill. The land was once owned by Massachusetts first elected […]

This is the second day of my dedication to Trinidadian architect Colin Laird, for his contribution to the art of architecture, the profession of architecture, and to the Caribbean’s built environment. Above is a drawing of The Lion House in Chaguanas, Trinidad done by him. In April 1991 Surendranath Capildeo retained the services of Colin […]

Above is a drawing of the Audrey Jeffers House a.k.a Sweet Briar House (a three-story, stuccoed, late Victorian house built by the first black resident in St. Clair) by my mentor Colin Laird. The house belonged to an honorable, giving woman and was drawn here by wonderful, giving man. Firstly, who was Audrey Jeffers? Audrey […]

9” x 12” Strathmore sketchbook, ink pens, & Sharpies   This is a sketch of The Archbishop’s House in Port of Spain, Trinidad. This is the fourth sketch I have done thus far of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ (a series of mansions by the Queen’s Park Savannah). I started to color it, then stopped to scan […]

9” x 12” Strathmore sketchbook, ink pens, & Sharpies This is a sketch of Mille Fleurs in Port of Spain, Trinidad. This is the third of four sketches I have done thus far of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ (a series of mansions by the Queen’s Park Savannah). “Mille Fleurs” or Prada House was built in 1904, […]

This is a sketch of a Chattel house in Barbados. Quaint, small, beautiful houses which remind me of houses in Gonzales – Port of Spain and Belmont, Trinidad. While in Barbados I could not stop taking photos of them. I find them very appealing, neat, beautiful, and bookmarks of the country’s history. Chattel means ‘moveable […]

I did this sketch of the Wittgenstein House on Wednesday 1st June 2005 in Vienna, Austria; as noted in my diary from my Europe trip. My diary entry for this day says: “I got up at 0730 hrs and John and I went for breakfast together. We ran back to be here at 0900 hrs. […]