My first drawing of cricket slips, it captures perfectly the moment when the slips leap up in unison, almost like a synchronized dance. We do not know what is happening at the crease, the piece of action that has elicited the slips reaction is hidden from view. We also do not know if their appeal was successful as this is a suspended moment in a cricket match. Like any sport, such a series of moments make the whole match so exciting. It is drawn in charcoal on pearl grey Canson Mi Teintes paper.
About the Artist
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…View full profile