Medium: Pencil (leads F H 3H 4H 5H 6H 7H & 2B)
Paper: white acid free cartridge 140gsm
Size: A4 size – 297mm x 210mm (11.7″ × 8.3″)
Duration: 2-3 hours approximately
This is what I set my students in my drawing class this week, they despaired at the brickwork, so as their teacher I had to show them how I would tackle this subject, and this is the result.
My first love (after the wife and family of course!) is, without question my art and in the ranking of things I love, gardening definitely comes last, hence the title.
The reference, is a photo I took of my garage/stables which I’m currently converting into my new art studio which you can read about here I decided that the evening light was casting some magnificent contrasting shadows onto the old brick wall and I just had to capture it (mainly before the walls get insulated).
Here are a few close ups of this finished piece: