On Thursday 22nd April I was asked to create this sketch of the celebrations on board the Royal Yacht Britannia, in Leith.
There was a celebratory mood on board, helped by the brass band sounds from The Musical Mariners’ Band,who played on the dock and cake an fizz for all who came aboard. The music continued on Britannia as the Welmar Baby Grand piano was expertly played in the drawing room.
The Royal Tea Deck served some of the Queen’s favourite dishes, including coroantion chicken and chocolate perfection pie!
In the evening there was a spectacular firework display which you may well of heard across Edinburgh.
The sketch below is of visitor watching The Musical Mariners’ Band from on board Britannia.
Sketches drawn in black ink and watercolour paint, on location.