working sketch

working sketch

Another lovely sketch.

Superb sketches, with lovely variation of marks and linework.

sorry to say , Gudrun, that the paper colour is a trick of the light the photo was taken in. Took them last night after getting home. ( we are into late Autumn and lights are needed by 18.30 hours) Thanks to all for the comments - they are working , very basic , sketches which are backed up with photos. If I make too involved a sketch with colour it becomes an end in itself and , rarely , goes any further. I use ink for sketching - one has to think before committing the stroke to paper.

Hang on Studio Wall

returned to Taranaki - sun was out but also some cloud. Just quick sketches - half a dozen and 56 photos

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Mike Capenerhurst

Born & lived in Leicester for 30 years before coming to NZ in 1965 with wife and family. Dropped art at school for more "useful" subjects. Interest resurrected upon arriving out here. Started with oils, moved to water colour some 20 years ago.. Have played with etching and like it. Primarily self…

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