The Little Pink Shop
Coloure Pencils on A3 Winsor & Newton Cartridge Paper. Whilst on a break to Tewksbury last year I spotted this quaint little shop on the hight street. My companion had gone to take some bags to the car leaving me parked up at a coffee shop. I didn't have a sketchbook on me and it was quite busy with school children constantly walking by. Fortunately I had my camera to hand with a zoom. I took several photos. It was an overcast day so I tried to brighten it up when I painted it. I had to play with the crop and this is the best composition i could get to show the crooked nature of the buildings in the street. From the many photos I used these 2 people who were looking as if they were going to go in. I loved how he was checking out the fishing rods while she looke at the furniture.
About the Artist
Lin has always enjoyed expressing herself through words and pictures until life got in the way. In her teens she painted semi abstract dream like sketches inspired by record sleeve art by Roger Dean and Hypgnosis in her bedroom. She again took up Art in 2006 due to poor health and disability and…View full profile