Nothing Fancy

22 Dec

stripped back

Another vista from the old church, a spooky corridor beyond a heavy door. It was a dark and rainy day when I took the photos, no artificial light and precious little natural light which added to the atmospherics of the place. I decided not to use a flash because I wanted the deep shadows and high contrast, the effect of chiaroscuro. I used the simplest materials – a small white conte crayon into a Daler Rowney spiral bound A4 Ebony sketchbook. Nothing fancy.

5 Responses to “Nothing Fancy”

  1. namelessneed January 3, 2016 at 10:21 #

    very easy on the eyes/ quite a curiosity/ thanx

  2. Kate Fern December 23, 2015 at 10:41 #

    These are a wonderful group of drawings, so much suggested with just a touch of conte on paper.

    • Rosie Scribblah December 23, 2015 at 10:52 #

      Thank you Kate, I’m trying to get away from my comfort zone of tight pen drawings 🙂

  3. Russell. December 22, 2015 at 23:16 #

    It’s fantastic Rosie 😉

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