Thursday, June 25, 2009

Sketching at the RA - The Friends Room #4 and #5

This is the fifth in my mini series of sketches of the Friends' Room at the Royal Academy of Art.

Sketching at the RA - Friends Room #5
8" x 11.5" pencil and coloured pencils in A4 Moleskine Sketchbook
copyright Katherine Tyrrell

This is the first sketch in my brand new A4 size Moleskine Sketchbook. The paper is similar - but slightly different. I seemed to have difficulty getting depth of colour using coloured pencils - but only had a basic set of pencils with me so I'm open to a different interpretation. I've tweaked this sketch in Photoshop to show to the effect I was after - and would have got with my other (smaller) Moleskine as opposed to the one I got which was somewhat lighter

This sketch is one which I did in February last year. For some reason it never got posted on this blog!

Sketching at the RA - Friends Room #4
pencil and coloured pencils
copyright Katherine Tyrrell

You can see the other sketches in this series on my website - Interior Landscapes - Drawings by Katherine Tyrrell

Alternatively you can see them in the following posts on this blog:

1 comment:

  1. very lovely sketch! I've just been to the RA yesterday - enjoying the outdoor cafe.

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