"Children from the Clay-pits"
A charcoal drawing of these children, who dug clay in the year 1871, Arlesey, Bedfordshire. I wanted to draw from a period in history where in the mid 1800's one could capture their innocence and character from the premise of experiencing their meagre existence while they worked for a mere penance when child labour was rampant and they knew no other of toiling each day digging for clay.
About the Artist
Throughout life I have always enjoyed drawing and painting, and nowadays paint for Health and Wellbeing through Visual Art expression. I like painting animals, people, buildings, trees, and scenic places, sometimes I choose to paint Abstract and enjoy the freedom it gives in ways of experimenting…View full profile