Forgotten Drawing

Forgotten Drawing

You've captured the strength of their personalities, Fred. Not to mention some very good tonal work!

Thank you Seok

I agree with Seok, a lovely characterful drawing and what a size as well!

A good likeness to two of my favourite actors. Blue eyes for Paul might be unusual?? Lee Marvins voice is impossible to paint though - I was Born under a Wanderin' Star - great!

Hang on Studio Wall

This is a charcoal and chalk drawing I did on a 4x4ft discarded pallet board, which had a quarter inch cardboard surface which I removed. It's been in the loft and garage for years and the bottom half was stained and buckled with damp, so cut the bottom half away. Lee Marvin and Paul Newman. 1972.

About the Artist
Fred Elwell

Born In South London now living in Hampshire. A self taught artist although I did attend evening classes at The City and Guilds of London School of Art. As they didn't teach painting in artificial light I had to be content with life drawing two evenings a week. I also did all day on Sundays but…

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