The Shapes of Autumn, Penrose
Original - image size: 41 x 31.5cm - framed size: 30 x 24cm - pencil on paper
This drawing was all about the light falling through the autumnal trees, casting fascinating shadows on the path and foliage. I wanted to capture all the different textures; the soft new growth mixed with the drying, crispy leaves. It’s also about contrast, with the twisty branches emerging as the translucent, stained glass-like leaves are starting change and to fall...