Cattle Bridge & Lock gates


Nice sketch Alan hope your able to get out more as the weather improves.

Great charcoal sketch Alan.

Lovely sketch of an interesting feature!

Really good sketch Alan 🙂

Excellent sketch Alan.

A great sketch, Alan!

Thanks guys… may make an oil painting at some point, with the addition of a barge for interest!

Good sketching Alan

This has a particular starkness which is so appealing, Alan.

Nice work Alan, I always think working in charcoal is somewhere between drawing and painting.

A little beauty ✨️

Great sketch Alan

your way to draw is fantastic bombastic!

Posted by Tanja G. on Sat 24 Feb 14:28:05

Great use of charcoal Alan - loved seeing this.

Great sketch, Alan, lovely style.

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A plein air charcoal drawing done a couple of days ago at my local canal. A3 Frisk newsprint pad. Excellent cheap paper for sketching, and it has a stout backboard which is useful! I’ve sketched this part of the canal many times, unfortunately no barges around at the moment!

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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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