Without planning it, these experiments have turned into a series. As it is raining constantly outside, I have to dine my subjects inside. I started off with clementines(see post here) and today I grabbed the bunch of dried Espelette chillies hanging next to the stove.
…Espelette chillies in charcoal and sanguine, 50x 65cm…
I started off in light vine charcoal, rubbed over slightly with my hand to erase most of the lines and then went in with the sanguine.
The completed drawing. Using white conté stick, I added the last highlights/ details.
…Close- up 1…
6 thoughts on “Espelette chillies in charcoal and sanguine.”
Loving what your showing, and you’re back on track,, as I said yesterday..
I love to see the process shots of an artwork coming together, very nice post.
Whilst I hope the rain stops for you soon, I’m enjoying this series.
I am enjoying catching up on your posts and wonderful experiments. I like this one of the chillies and the radishes below!
Those chillies are very striking! You’ve managed to show their beautiful shiny colours