Anji Allen

Apart from the buildings themselves my inspiration comes from everything and everybody around me. When I draw a buildings I think about what might be going on in those buildings now and in the past and in the future. Who lives there? What do they do? How do they live?
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This terrace, near the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, is where my husband used to work when I first met him. His boss was called Eric so I called it Eric's house. I like naming buildings after the people I know who lived in them - it makes them more memorable.  Signed limited edition print

This terrace, near the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

The picture of the Bridges that I enjoyed doing most. Painted from a similar viewpoint to an earlier picture the colours are softer and there is more detail of things going on around the Bridges in this picture.  Signed limited edition print

Down the Tyne 3 by Anji Allen The picture of the Bridges that I enjoyed doing most. Painted from a similar viewpoint to an earlier picture the colours are softer and there is more detail of things going on around the Bridges in this picture.

Anji Allen's version of a classic view of the Tyne Bridge as you are leaving the Newcastle side.  "It always makes me think of the many places people could be going as they leave the city."

Tyne Bridge From Dean Street Limited Edition Print or Canvas Available here in the North East Art Collective Eldon Garden Newcastle

Based on the houses opposite Kings School Tynemouth this is another set of lovely buildings found in the North East. Tynemouth is full of them!  Signed limited edition print

Based on the houses opposite Kings School Tynemouth this is another set of lovely buildings found in the North East. Tynemouth is full of them!

Out of the Strawberry and into the match. The Strawberry public house is opposite St James's Park and is a favourite watering hole for the Toon Army. You will find them there before and after each home game

Out of the Strawberry and into the match. The Strawberry public house is opposite St James's Park and is a favourite watering hole for the Toon Army.

If you are an artist painting buildings and icons of local interest, the Angel is obligatory. Located in Gateshead this iconic steel sculpture by Anthony Gormley is truly magnificent. I feel much closer to the Angel since painting it! Limited edition print

Angel of the North by Anji Allen. "I feel much closer to the Angel since painting it!

A lovely set of old Newcastle buildings. Walking up from the quayside I always look at the many windows ahead and think of all that has happened in the buildings over so many years.  Giclee print on Epson Archival Matte 310gsm. Double mounted on Daler white core Snow White mount board.     Print size: 34 x 34cm

Merchant Houses Newcastle upon Tyne

The one that brings back memories for everyone local to Jesmond/ Newcastle.  Whenever I put this up at a show I hear wonderful stories of so many happy memories spent at this restaurant and also from the many children who went to the dancing school above the next building!  I remember going there many years ago when you had to queue to the pillar box outside.    Limited edition giclee print on Epson Archival Matte 310gsm. Double mounted on Daler white core Snow White mount board

The one that brings back memories for everyone local to Jesmond/ Newcastle. Whenever I put this up at a show I hear wonderful stories of so many happy memories spent at this restaurant and also from the many children who went to the dancing school above the next building! I remember going there many years ago when you had to queue to the pillar box outside. Limited edition giclee print on Epson Archival Matte 310gsm. Double mounted on Daler white core Snow White mount board

Approaching Newcastle from the Gateshead side there is a wonderful backdrop of colourful old and new buildings which always makes me imagine all the activities that are going on around them

Newcastle Quayside Limited Edition Print or Canvas Available here in the North East Art Collective Eldon Garden Newcastle

A classic view looking down the River Tyne with the memories of the Tuxedo Princess moored underneath the bridge.

A classic view looking down the River Tyne with the memories of the Tuxedo Princess moored underneath the bridge.

The anticipation of going to a concert at The Sage – the view just as you cross the bridge to get there.    Limited edition giclee print on Epson Archival Matte 310gsm. Double mounted on Daler white core Snow White mount board    Print size: 44 x 19cm    Mounted size: 59 x 34cm    Stretched Canvas:  61 x 31cm

Sage Through Chimney Pots Limited Edition Print or Canvas Available here in the North East Art Collective Eldon Garden Newcastle

Memories of when I was little, going to see Fenwick's windows at Christmas. As new shops replace old ones, Northumberland Street has always been a solid memory of my shopping in Newcastle    Signed limited edition Giclee print on Epson Archival Matte 310gsm. Double mounted on Daler white core Snow White mount board    Print size: 36 x 66cm    Mounted size:  51 x 81cm    Limited edition Canvas    Size: 81 x 132cm

Memories of when I was little, going to see Fenwick's windows at Christmas. As new shops replace old ones, Northumberland Street has always been a solid memory of my shopping in Newcastle Signed limited edition Giclee print on Epson Archival Matte 310gsm. Double mounted on Daler white core Snow White mount board Print size: 36 x 66cm Mounted size: 51 x 81cm Limited edition Canvas Size: 81 x 132cm

A well known bar and a restaurant which is a funky and cool cocktail bar and popular with Newcastle's young and trendy crowds on Pilgrim Street.     Material used Gouache & Pen     Giclee print on Epson Archival Matte 310gsm. Double mounted on Daler white core Snow White mount board     Print size: 34 x 34cm

A well known bar and a restaurant which is a funky and cool cocktail bar and popular with Newcastle's young and trendy crowds on Pilgrim Street. Material used Gouache & Pen Giclee print on Epson Archival Matte 310gsm. Double mounted on Daler white core Snow White mount board Print size: 34 x 34cm

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