The weather has been glorious here, so I’ve been spending a lot of time at London Fields Lido. (Not actually swimming, though. I’m a terrible swimmer. I think I might be a bit water-soluble. I don’t even wash!) But I have been drawing a lot there. I always like drawing swimmers because human bodies are interesting, especially being distorted by water, it makes a really great challenge. Also there’s something funny about swimming, all that splashing around and getting chlorine in the eyes. People who are very good at swimming are very elegant, but those who aren’t are more fun to draw.
Anyway, the drawings are below, but first, here’s a print of the whole thing which I made in East London Printmakers afterwards.