Cars, at rest

Parked cars on the road approaching Lansdown Crescent (where the sheep were). Below is the picture without the water-colour glaze, then without the Lexington grey ink washes, revealing the ink drawing that I did on site.  The pencil grid helped with the basic placing of the cars on the page and is useful with complicated views. I’ve got a piece of acetate cut to the same size as the page and marked with the same grid; by holding it in front of the scene I can avoid major errors of scale and proportion. Which doesn’t explain how the lamp-post ended up as a column…

crescent cars4Lexington grey in fountain pen and water-brush, clear wax crayon (as resist for the white lines), water-colour, A5 – 40 minutes 

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About Ed Mostly

Enthusiastic daily sketcher based in Bath Uk
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