At the fair again

Carters Steam Fair (“100 smiles per hour!“) have been back to our local park. I didn’t draw the Steam Boats, as promised last time, but I did try sketching the merry-go-round horses; this was tricky as they kept setting off again every 2 minutes, hence the nightmarish multiple heads! I also drew other people there, watching the rides and taking photos, various dogs and birds, and I found a plein-air oil-painter at work (he was painting the Steam Boats…). At the bottom there’s a Helter Skelter from another recent fair, and a previous (better) attempt at the same ride.

galloway etc21galloway etc19 galloway etc14galloway etc20trees3Lexington grey in fountain pen and water-brush, 6B pencil, water-colour, all A5 – various timesfair 21

About Ed Mostly

Enthusiastic daily sketcher based in Bath Uk
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2 Responses to At the fair again

  1. rebecca says:

    love seeing the two at the bottom….different mediums matched up and styles…I love the muted feel and colors of the pastel.

  2. Ed Mostly says:

    Thanks Rebecca, compare and contrast! The second one is dilute gouache on ‘kraft’ paper which is why it looks so soft. Ed

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