Urban sketchers draw and paint on the spot wherever they are, portraying whatever happens to be in front of them. In this gorgeous book local artist Róisín Curé has captured snapshots of life in the City of the Tribes in bold ink and vibrant watercolour. Her sketches show the beautiful details of Galway’s pubs, the musicians and buskers, the exquisite medieval stonework, the marine environment, the vibrant restaurant culture and the colourful characters. These striking pictures are accompanied by a memoir of Róisín’s life in Galway, and the conversations she had while sketching, giving local insights and a quirky first-hand account of the history and legends surrounding the most iconic elements of Galway’s urban landscape.
Róisín Curé is an urban sketch artist based in Galway, where she teaches international urban sketching workshops and runs an online art magazine.