sketchbook work by abi daker, a british illustrator based in cyprus who specialises in hand drawn illustrated maps and cityscapes.
for more work, visit http://abigaildaker.com

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boats 3 copyI find it incredibly hard to write about my work. Partly this is due to the fact that if I found it easier to express myself in words – as opposed to images – then I would be a writer rather than an artist. The main problem, however, is that I find it hard to believe that my thoughts about my work would be of much interest to people and so I don’t spend all that much time considering how to…

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Two drawings of London.

Pen and ink on paper, 2013.

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Houses of Parliament (London, England)
Pen and ink on paper.

citydrawings:

Houses of Parliament (London, England)

Pen and ink on paper.

Karen Carpenter. Pen and ink on paper, 2008. 

Karen Carpenter. Pen and ink on paper, 2008. 

Drawing for Women’s Health Magazine

For the January 2014 issue of Women’s Health Magazine, I was commissioned to work on a drawing of…

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Drawing for Women’s Health Magazine

For the January 2014 issue of Women’s Health Magazine, I was commissioned to work on a drawing of…

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Sketches for the Illustrated Maps of PaphosA few years ago I worked on a series of illustrated maps showing the Paphos district and detailed…View Post

Sketches for the Illustrated Maps of Paphos

A few years ago I worked on a series of illustrated maps showing the Paphos district and detailed…

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Edinburgh SkylineI’m not sure why, but I really wanted to have an image of the Edinburgh skyline to post on New…View Post

Edinburgh Skyline

I’m not sure why, but I really wanted to have an image of the Edinburgh skyline to post on New…

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Cambridge CircusCambridge Circus is a former roundabout and now an intersection where Shaftesbury Avenue and…View Post

Cambridge Circus

Cambridge Circus is a former roundabout and now an intersection where Shaftesbury Avenue and…

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Neuschwanstein CastleNeuschwanstein Castle (Schloss Neuschwanstein) is a 19th Century Romanesque Revival Palace in…View Post

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle (Schloss Neuschwanstein) is a 19th Century Romanesque Revival Palace in…

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Notting Hill and KensingtonArchitecture from the Notting Hill and Kensington areas of London which were drawn as part of an…View Post

Notting Hill and Kensington

Architecture from the Notting Hill and Kensington areas of London which were drawn as part of an…

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A Constable of Ravens.
Pen and ink and photoshop, 2013.

A Constable of Ravens.

Pen and ink and photoshop, 2013.

I’m trying out some colour on NYC. Needs work, but you probably get the general idea.
Line Drawing in ink of NYC. 2013. Abi Daker

I’m trying out some colour on NYC. Needs work, but you probably get the general idea.

Line Drawing in ink of NYC. 2013. Abi Daker

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These beautiful maps are by Abigail Daker. You can find more of her work here.