En Plein Air

21 May

 

Rose 2

 

Here are a couple more drawings done en plein air last Saturday on my first field trip for the FIRE Lab project at Swansea University. I walked with a colleague up the Tawe river bank, 15 kilometres in all, and spent some of that time sketching. I like the drawings for their immediacy, the way they’re rooted in the moment.

 

Rose 3

I used compressed charcoal and chalk into a spiral bound A4 size brown paper sketchbook. I like using brown paper because it gives me an instant mid-tone.

4 Responses to “En Plein Air”

  1. Sharon Mann May 22, 2019 at 14:27 #

    I like the dimension effects of the charcoal and chalk on the tan paper.

  2. Emma Cownie May 22, 2019 at 08:03 #

    15k is a fair walk. I recognize that bridge too!

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