"Children from the Clay-pits"

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Very successful, interesting series you have achieved Angela. Thank you for your kind comments regarding ‘Leyla’.

Thankyou Dennis and Carole, its not very often I attempt charcoal drawings these days but think these children deserved some recognition for their labours way back in mid 1800's, your comments are appreciated on this kind of figurative drawings!

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13/10/2019
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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.

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Angela Harrison

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…

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