Saturday, 12 September 2015

Drawing from a window

In a few peaceful moments yesterday afternoon when I was waiting for a friend to arrive, I picked up sketchbook and pencil and sketched quickly in a relaxed manner and without a great deal of thought and mostly using the 'blind' drawing technique I so enjoy. In about 10 minutes I had half a dozen pages filled.

What follows is a drawing of the frame of the window through which I was looking and, on the left, the traced, abstracted, and coloured version to which I've added possible stitch lines.

                    

Next, another drawing and some small croppings.



                  

                  

I will stitch the first but I'm not sure what, if anything, I will do with the second and its croppings ... just fun, I think ... and no harm in that.
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2 comments:

  1. Those do look lovely and relaxed, and such a good way to get some stitching started.

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    1. I'm hoping in the next few weeks to have time to print out and stitch the coloured piece. time recently has slipped through my fingers.

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