Black To White

31 Jul

31 printman

Had a day at Swansea Print Workshop, working with a group of other artists during Open Access sessions. The organisation receives very little public funding and is mostly run by it’s member / volunteers, so I spent quite a bit of my time there today on the sort of admin tasks that are frustratingly uncreative, but need to be done. I managed to find about 20 minutes, though, to do a bit of sketching and did these couple of scribbles of one of my fellow artists as he was slaving over a hot lightbox.

I used a white conte crayon into a Daler Rowney spiral bound black sketchbook, size A4. I find it quite hard to work from black to white but IĀ  like the result. The top one is the better likeness, they were both drawn from difficult angles, but it’s very good practice.

4 Responses to “Black To White”

  1. anna warren portfolio August 1, 2013 at 11:20 #

    Very nice drawings. I like the almost-abstractness of the lower one especially. And I sympathise with the admin – I am president of an art society, which mostly I enjoy, but it does absorb a lot of time!

    • Rosie Scribblah August 1, 2013 at 17:13 #

      Thank you. Yes, it’s difficult keeping arts organisations going, lots of volunteers.

  2. Helen Cherry July 31, 2013 at 22:35 #

    I like the result too.. very much !

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