eye catchers , the pair of them what drawing medium did you use

Great drawing Nigel, the tonal variation especially your darks is spot on.

I was always told you should open gates to let the viewer in. But this works very well, as the gate is quite low in the composition. Very good use of tone.

Thank you Mike, Barry and Stephen. They were just Staedtler pencils, 2H and HB to 4B to get the varying tones. I must have got lucky with the locked gate being low!

Hang on Studio Wall

Second of a pair of drawings completed a while ago.

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Nigel Wade

I was born in Brighton and grew up next to the sea in Hastings, which gave me a love of the coast, water and the outdoors. Throughout my life I have been inspired by the beauty of landscape which I enjoy through walking, cycling and travel. A degree in History of Art and Architecture at…

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