Friday, 11 January 2013

Couple of sketches in Ramsgate’s Belgian Café this evening


A problem which other artists don’t seem to have encountered to the degree I do is when sketching in bars and cafés there often isn’t enough light to see what you have drawn properly.

The first of this evening’s sketches looked ok to me in the dim lighting, but looks pretty awful under the bright light needed to photograph it.


The second one I did with an India ink fibre tip (Pitt pen size S) the contrast is such that you can see what you have drawn in very low lighting conditions.  


Not sure how one would get the colour right as it's difficult to tell with watercolour even in bright lighting.

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