Realistic Scenery Drawings
by Philip Edmondson


Let me introduce you to Philip Edmondson from York, UK and his beautiful realistic scenery drawings gallery. We have only a few so far, but I believe new drawings will be coming in soon.

Since Philip is from York UK he has chosen for his drawings this awesome countryside in Yorkshire, probably one of the most beautiful in the UK. The sceneries truly look almost unreal, as if we go back in time hundreds of years ago. Pure magic!



These fantastic village sceneries that are fortunately not destroyed by any “new-modern” urbanistic mishandlings.

Having this luxurious exterior of Yorkshire for your scenery drawings is a real gift. Watching only the photos makes me forget about the time, and just gazing endlessly.

It seems that any corner in this countryside is suitable for scenery drawing. Probably one of the best medium you can use for this is only a plain HB pencil.

Phil used exactly that, only a plain pencil. That is why his drawings look so awesomely simple and beautiful.

An ordinary pencil drawing has its magic that is incomparable to any other medium. I would say, pencil drawing is a king. If you draw the very same drawings on the black paper, this time using white pencil, all sceneries would be instantly turned into a night scenery.

That might be the reason why all great and famous painters in the past were very eager to mastering the pencil drawing techniques as first. It is like learning an alphabet before you start reading texts.

Drawing architecture has its special magic. It is like weaving a dream and the only limit is your own imagination.

I like very much how Philip placed some human figures into his Garden Conversation scenery drawing. Did you notice, if there is a human figure in some scenery drawing, it instantly gives life to the whole drawing or painting.

That is most likely the reason why old master artists since Italian Renaissance and earlier almost always drew or paint their artwork with human figures. It is a pity that nowadays this is not so common.

My guess is that drawing human figures well requires mastering this whole discipline. It has its rules and is very learn-able, but only very few people are willing to do that because it requires work, work, work. It very often requires a tedious work which only a very few are willing to undertake. Good job Philip Edmondson :)

Enjoy Philip Edmondson Scenery Drawings


Garden Conversation

I love drawing architecture in all its forms, I put a couple of people in this picture supposedly chatting about gardening, just to add a bit of a story.

Helmsley village, Yorkshire, UK

A village I used to live quite neat to in Yorkshire UK

Southport Sailing School

I used to live in Southport on the west coast, and this old wooden building really fascinated me.

Japanese vase with Stones

Inspired by a photograph I found. I liked the textures of the ancient vase most of all, and wondered if I could emulate it.


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  1. Another imaginary art.

    Dec 11, 19 03:50 AM

    Again, its with a ballpen and not pointed pen. I dont have a pointed pen so I did it with a normal ballpen. Its more time consuming.

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  2. Imaginary practice

    Dec 11, 19 03:46 AM

    Done mostly with a gel ink pen except some minor places where I used a ballpoint pen.

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  3. Imaginative art

    Dec 11, 19 03:45 AM

    Even though may be for many people it will appear as a work of off-hand flourishing done with a traditional pointed pen, yet, the reality is that its with

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  4. Moonlight drawing

    Dec 10, 19 09:00 PM

    There is a couple where the moonlight is there. Pencil shading

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  5. Sanjay besra belghutu

    Dec 10, 19 03:12 AM

    I am very simly boy.One day i can try drawing own our home and i start drawing see to i can drawing this portrait

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  6. Drawings things I hate drawing

    Dec 10, 19 03:08 AM

    I love to draw and decided to do a challenge of drawing things I find hard to draw but with no pencil or rubber I only used a red and blue ballpoint pen

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  7. Imaginary art, ballpen

    Dec 07, 19 03:45 AM

    So I went directly with the pen and no use of pencil.

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  8. Imaginary art.

    Dec 07, 19 03:42 AM

    So it is an imaginary art except the tiger which I have observed from a real photo. I used black ballpoint pen and some colored gel ink pen. Except the

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  9. Imaginary art with ballpen

    Dec 07, 19 03:38 AM

    So I went directly with the pen and no use of pencil first. That is why there are errors in symmetry. But no problem as it was just a rough artwork.

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  10. My first perfect sketch

    Dec 06, 19 03:39 AM

    I first drew this sketch as a rough one but then after that I started to like it a lot so i gave an outline with a black pen and then coloured it with

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  11. Groot

    Dec 06, 19 03:36 AM

    Big fan of Groot.so, tried to draw him(quick sketch):)

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  12. Imaginary and quick art

    Dec 05, 19 03:33 AM

    Gel ink pen. I wanted to give a live demo to a friend. So I did this.

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  13. Completed art

    Dec 04, 19 07:41 PM

    So here is the completed imaginary art where I just added some details on the left. Except the eagle on the top left which is not from my imagination

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  14. The Coffin

    Dec 04, 19 07:28 PM

    A little late for Halloween but better late than never. Watch out! Dracula is on the prowl. Lots of details in this drawing, the pipe with fittings, the

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  15. Marilyn Monroe Drawing By Andy Leslie

    Dec 02, 19 06:13 AM

    My latest drawing in my legends collection

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