Not a very 'pretty' subject but it caught my eye - from a Cornish Tin Mine

Not a very 'pretty' subject but it caught my eye - from a Cornish Tin Mine
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It really does have potential Stephen, and historical interest. Good drawing of a difficult subject. Nice work.

Great study Stephen certainly worth the effort and expertly drawn.

A very well observed drawing Stephen, different subject matter but really well done.

Easily good enough to put a frame around and hang on the wall - anyone interested in old machinery (and many are), in the tin-mining industry, in Cornish history, would find this fascinating.

Great subject, well drawn.

Who needs "pretty"?? Great interesting work! Enough pretty around already!!

A great piece of machinery Stephen.

Certainly inspiring enough to draw and paint it. So well drawn, so much detail.

Posted on Fri 01 Dec 18:03:06

I think it’s a tremendous subject. Beautifully captured

Excellent drawing Stephen and I really like the subtle colours you’ve used.

Ideal subject for me too, I never choose the pretty ones. Spot on Stephen

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01/12/2017
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While touring the Geever tin mine I came across this obsolete item of heavy engineering that I thought had potential as a subject

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Stephen Stead

Although I attended Art College after secondary school that's as far as it went, apart from an odd sketch or two while on annual holidays. Now in semi-retirement I've endeavoured to produce a visual travelogue when continental touring and when back home I try to get a sketch done every week or…

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