Arthur Adamson Memorial Footbridge

Adamson Footbridge
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I admire your attention to detail and patience Frank, wonderful result.

Agree with Fiona.

Lovely work Frank.

The very detailed pointillism method of application, great composition and delightful bridge Frank.

Lovely work, Frank, like the style.

Fabulous work, so sad the bridge was lost

Can only add to the pointillism comment, and the great detail.

Thanks for comments, all. The original is quite a small drawing. The problem with “pointillism” in pen and ink is that it loses impact with enlargement, as here.

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19/02/2021
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Pen and ink on cartridge paper. This delightful little footbridge was washed away by floods in 2009. Fortunately I had taken photographs before then so had something to work from. It had been modelled on nearby Dob Park packhorse bridge of 1767 (drawing recently posted in the gallery).

About the Artist
Frank Goddard

I spent many years teaching children art, among other things, but rarely found time to paint for myself until after early retirement. After putting chalk and blackboard behind me I first turned on pen and ink and produced a book The Great North Road (pub. Frances Lincoln, 176pp) devoted to pen and…

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