City Sketch – Sketches

I’ve done some more sketches from the new photos I took in the city centre, because this was successful in bringing me on to stitch samples in my last work.

This first one was a collaboration of a few of the figures in my photos, all layered up into one sketch. It was done quickly and in charcoal.

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 I think this drawing was effective because, where the figures are sketchy and undefined, it is difficult for the viewer to pinpoint one particular person unless looking looking really closely.

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These next two were single figures on their own but facing away, therefore remaining anonymous while away from the crowd.

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These two men were walking past me (giving me a side view in the photo) carrying big bags. These left the questions: what is in the bags? Where are they going? Is it shopping? Going away somewhere?

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