Here you’ll find some quick mark-making, sketches, testing out and general musings from my sketch book.
Below: imprinting using flowers and herbs, mark-making with herbs & twigs & continuous line drawing in biro.
Below: Breaking down the landscape. The Fleet & Chesil beach from the farm. Very early sketches, done both in the landscape & back at the studio. I’m working on line & mark, perspective & pallet. The swan emerged in the last sketch (The Fleet is a nesting site for swans).
Musing on old farming methods, Sketches done from images in a very old farm book I found.
below: En plein air landscape sketch – The Fleet & Chesil Beach from the farm.
Back in the studio testing: