A marble Roman mask of Pan in the Cordoba Archeological Museum, a contemporary brass statue of Siva sat on my desk (distant cousins?), followed by a couple of views of a battered ‘crouching Aphrodite/Venus‘ (also in the Cordoba museum).
Lexington grey in fountain pen and water-brush, watercolour, A5 – 40 minutes
Sepia Pigment ink in fountain pen, dilute Lexington grey in water-brush, white Gelly Roll pen, A5 – one hour
Lexington grey in fountain pen and water-brush, white gouache, A5 – 20 mins
Lexington grey in fountain pen and water-brush, watercolour, A5 – 20 mins
great studies, like the contrast with blue background- fab as usual!
Many thanks Rowena, it helped that these subjects stayed still while I sketched… The blue fill-ins make an otherwise pale sketch stand out. I did a few similar ones at the ongoing Greek sculpture exhibition at the British Museum. I’ll post them soon. Ed
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