Out Of The Gloom

29 Dec

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I’m ploughing on with atmospheric sketches based on digital photos from the old church in Swansea that I visited a few weeks ago. I’m trying to keep it as minimal as possible, with more black than white, emphasising the chiaroscuro. I’m using conte crayon into an A4 ‘Ebony’ sketchbook by Daler Rowney. I took the photos on my Samsung phone and downloaded them into Adobe Photoshop where I did a bit of tweaking to bring up the black balance, then I drew from the adjusted photos.

4 Responses to “Out Of The Gloom”

  1. kestrelart December 30, 2015 at 21:41 #

    Interesting technique
    I might borrow this idea if I may.

  2. Leonie Andrews December 30, 2015 at 02:25 #

    Plough on, looking good.

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