Walking And Drawing

8 Jul

walk and draw

I spent yesterday evening with a group of really lovely women at a creative arts workshop in the beautiful surroundings of North Gower. We went for a walk in the glorious sunshine and some us us did a ‘Walk And Draw’ which really focuses you on being very selective as you can’t draw everything in front of you – you’re on the move – and there’s way too much to draw in an ever-changing landscape anyway. It’s a good opportunity to get a bit abstracted and develop a shorthand of motifs for different features, a sort of storyline. For example, a sun-drenched path might be translated into a bright crescent swirl of white, an interesting building morphs into a few dynamic diagonals….. I used compressed charcoal, chalk and a soft ochre pastel onto brown parcel paper.

8 Responses to “Walking And Drawing”

  1. Apoorva Das July 11, 2018 at 10:17 #

    Thank you for sharing with us these breathtaking artworks.

  2. anna warren portfolio July 9, 2018 at 08:47 #

    Nice idea – you could produce very unexpected results!

  3. ms6282 July 8, 2018 at 23:48 #

    I can walk. πŸšΆβ€β™€οΈ Wish I could draw ☹️

    • Rosie Scribblah July 11, 2018 at 04:57 #

      πŸ˜€ you’ll have to come to one of my ‘Drawing for the Terrified’ sessions lol

      • ms6282 July 16, 2018 at 08:07 #

        Perhaps I should! 😎

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