Friday, September 25, 2015

Richmond 2015 UCI Worlds: Attacking the Cobbles

The climb up the cobbles of Libbie Hill was billed as the place to be for all of the weekend's road races.  It absolutely lived up to its billing.  Tacked on to the back of the peloton were young women from Sweden, the USA, Denmark, Switzerland and Italy, not that other team members were spread around the group.  Fortunately for the Women's Junior race, the fear rains held off and most negotiated the treacherous roads without incident.

This is an original small watercolor and ink painting that was created using Yarka St. Petersburg watercolors and Steve Quiller brushes from www.richesonart.com.  These paintings are created live while watching the races through a feed provided by the Richmond 2015 Worlds organization.  For two more days, you will be able to watch me create the works live at the Fanfest area at 5th and Marshall Streets near the finish line.  You can also purchase either the originals or one of two different sizes of prints while you are there, or later at www.richmond.com.