The Footpath to Milwich.

The Footpath to Milwich.

Love this style of drawing. great picture and good use of perspective.

Another super sketch Alan, the white accents brings added life.

Beautiful Alan.. 👍🏻

The trees are so realistic with fine branches, the distant ones are brilliant.

Your drawing skills really show through Alan, they are fantastic, I love these 😀

Strong drawing Alan - lovely tones

Great drawing Alan, I love that little touch of colour in it. I'm just back off holiday so I've missed your other drawings. For some reason I can't log on to POL on my phone, keeps telling me my email address is invalid!!

Again a beautiful drawing, Alan. Love the composition and the depth in it.

Yes, another great sketch, Alan. It's good to get out and about with a pad and camera, I find, and your enjoyment of the experience shines through. Nice depth and very effective horizontals and verticals. Bri

Excellent work Alan. I hope to get back into painting and drawing soon. Been doing another kind of painting - decorating! Purely because you can't get anyone to come when you need them! I'm feeling jealous that you're getting out and about🤢

I do like these sketches Alan, your trees are wonderful.

Your love of drawing shines through, Alan. A splendid sketch.

Your sketches are very easy on the eye Alan, lovely.

Another great sketch, Alan

Superb again have a fine eye for a great scene and it’s always beautifully rendered.

Wonderful sketch Alan, I've really enjoyed this series. I was very sorry to read about your loss of Lilly, companion animals really do become part of the family.

Great sketching - love the "white" !

Lovely comments, thank you all so much, glad you like my sketches, I love drawing them.

Another beauty, Alan.

This is an excellent sketch Alan, and it has really great depth as well. I always liked to do sketches like this, I need to do some more myself.

Hang on Studio Wall

Charcoal on A4 Grey paper. A continuation of my recent plein air drawings. I’ll make this one my last charcoal sketch to post for a while, and then resume posting my recent local canal scenes which I’ve used acrylic ink with a brush. I’ve amassed quite a few working sketches in both charcoal and ink over the past few weeks, taking advantage of the late warm sunshine to get out and about with my sketchpad. I have, however, resumed my oil painting yesterday, starting with the first of the canal scenes. It’s good to have a change occasionally, and of course these sketches are a great source of inspiration when you can’t get outside – and I do love drawing!

About the Artist
Alan Bickley

Having studied fine art and graphics at both Stafford and Derby college, my career working as a graphic artist and latterly as editorial artist with Northcliffe Media Ltd, has kept me constantly in touch with all aspects of art and design. Painting mainly in oils, acrylics and watercolour, my…

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