A bit of an old Tree.

A bit of an old Tree

Fantastic. - So crisp!

Superb texture John, you have a great eye for detail.

Excellent, how big is this John?

This is fantastic.

That’s a cracker John ...... and it might ...... don’t stand underneath!

Incredible detail

Glorious piece of work.

This is an amazing drawing, superb work

Wow, so detailed

Terrific work John.

Amazing work! How long did this take?

Thank you so much for the lovely comments! It measures 27" x 19". It was done with mainly Faber Castell Polychromos Coloured pencils and one or two other brands. It was done over a few months, a few hours here and there. I think somewhere between 70 - 100 hours or so. I was relieved when it was finished!

Wow...amazing John.


Beautifully done. Old trees are so interesting aren't they? I'm lucky to have a lovely one as the view out of my window - and it's teeming with wildlife too which is a joy to watch.

Masterful. An illustrator's dream.

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Coloured pencil drawing of part of an old tree. 27" x19"

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John Stansfield

I mainly use coloured pencils pencils at the moment. They're wonderful for detailed work. I use Faber-Castell Polychromos with the addition of Derwent Lightfast, Caran D'Ache Luminance and Pablos. I also use Faber-Castell Pitt pastel pencils and Stabilo Carbothellos for people portraits along with…

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