Swept Away

Swept Away

Plenty of action and movement can almost hear the cries of HOWZAT ! This picture really tells a story Well done I like it a lot

Thank you Barry I like it when there's a story

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Oh dear, things did not work out for this batsman. It is a superb view of a cricket dismissal, a powerful one that has quite literally swept the stumps away. The drawing is completed in charcoal and pastel. The paper is high quality Canson pastel paper in mid grey. I have added the red pastel pad because the source photo showed the cricketer in his international colours. Charcoal is a more effective medium for showing movement but as a point of interest a small dash of colour works well. I set myself the challenge of completing the drawing in a day. Technically it only takes a few hours to draw but I tend to spread it out over 2 days to help concentration, I managed it but I was tired by the end of the day.

About the Artist
Paulette Farrell

Professional Artist. For 2020 I have decided to focus my work on cricket (which I love) and figure / portrait paintings and drawings. Although I am able to draw and paint birds, still lifes and animals and have been successful selling them I noted that whilst painting them I was forever thinking…

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