Excellent Katy. Great splash of colour.

I really like the aspect from which you have drawn this Katy. Such an elegant piece of work with that lovely touch, of the orange beak.

Very elegant, Katy, and I love the flash of colour. Great drawing!

Good one Katy

Nice use of negative shape - I really like this.

You’ve captured a lovely pose of the swan Katy, the charcoal isn’t too heavy which looks gorgeous with the splash of colour......finishes the whole drawing off beautifully.

Thank you everyone for your lovely comments. This swan was looking up at the boat whilst we ate dinner, it was nearly dark, I took a photo and captured this pose which I just had to draw.

A very lively piece that captures the graceful movement of the swan so very well.

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Quick charcoal sketch of a swan on the River Nene. Couldn’t resist the flash of coloured pencil.

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Katy Dean

I am an amateur artist. I started drawing in 1993 when my husband bought me a £2.50 book on how to draw. I had just lost my horse after 24 years and needed a distraction. I was earning my living, believe it or not, pressing flowers and selling my work at craft shows. In time I introduced a little…

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