The Ball of the Century
This is my depiction of 'the ball of the Century' in the 2017 Ashes. It shows James Vince of England being bowled by a fantastic ball from Australia's Mitchell Starc. The ball hit one of the famous cracks in the final test match to be played at the Perth WACA and took a sharp deviation which completely wrong footed the batsman. The only consolation that Vince could take was that it was deemed 'unplayable' by most of the cricketing world. I have drawn it in charcoal with a little red pastel for the ball on pearl grey Canson Mi Teintes pastel paper. It is 13" x 9"
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