Old Furnace at Museum of Iron, Ironbridge
Last week, I went out with the Shropshire Art's Society Sketch Club to the Museum of Iron. I haven't been out with the club before as I have only recently joined the Society, so it was lovely to have a few hours devoted just to sketching. Although I am not totally turned on by old industrial buildings and artifacts, I did find a few interesting things to have a go at, one of which was this old furnace - fun to sketch and even more fun to try and paint. I did four studies in total and will post them over the next few days. The club meets once a month so I am looking forward to more opportunities to produce a few more sketches. Pen and wash in my sketchbooks. (P.S. I apologise if I have seemed rather absent from POL for the past week but our phones line and Broadband have been down since last Wednesday. BT are allegedly working on the fault, but apparently at a snail's pace).
About the Artist
I am a watercolourist first and foremost as I love the qualities of the medium, its riskiness and unpredictability. I started painting about 8 years ago and it has now become an integral part of my life. Hopefully, I will continue to paint into my dotage as I am given to understand that you can…View full profile