Sketching Brunswick Street, Fitzroy: Victorian terraces and a change of season

by | Nov 14, 2020 | All posts, Drawing Brunswick Street

Fitzroy Library Exhibition 13 Nov 2020 to 31 Jan 2021:  Display Case 2

I have been drawing Brunswick Street almost every week for 2 years, and I move along very slowly. You can see how the seasons change from one picture to the next. There are lots of clues about when I was there. Look closely. Were the bins out? Was a house for sale? Were there leaves on the trees? One day I spotted bright pink magnolias blooming and rushed back to paint them. The next week they were gone …

Browse the gallery below to find out more, and please leave a comment. I would love to hear your stories!

Artwork in display case

Fitzroy streetscape: 11 to 21 Brunswick Street. Signed limited edition print. Artist Helen Wilding, 2019.
23 to 37 Brunswick Street, Barcelona Terrace, Fitzroy street fronts. Signed limited edition print. Helen Wilding, 2019.

Gallery – local history