drawing – London skyline

drawing,live drawing — Danielle on April 27, 2011 at 3:29 pm

I rarely attempt to render landscapes (or cityscapes), and this may be a good example why. Still – it’s always good practice to go outside of my comfort zone. I painted this as a picture postcard to send to my Nana and Grandpa to give them a sense of where I live. This is the view of The City skyline (not at all to scale) from the park I live by.

Oh yeah, and this is my field studio setup.

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    1. This is really lovely – and that view is just where we sat the other week, isn’t it? A great job. Nice work. x

      Comment by Lauren — April 27 2011 @ 3:53 pm
    2. Thanks Lauren, and, it is =)

      Comment by Danielle — April 27 2011 @ 4:04 pm
    3. This is really cool. The colours are vivid yet somewhat subdued at the same time. Really captures the skyline from the east side well.

      Comment by Justin Morris — April 27 2011 @ 4:19 pm
    4. […] and architectural drawings – not something I do often. This is my second stab this year at a London skyline, this time tracing a photo I took from the front door of my flat this summer. The slavishness to […]

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