Giraffe at Sunset

Title -
Giraffe at sunset, 2011
Medium -
Charcoal & pastel drawing on Fabriano
Size -
95cm x 67cm (wxh)
Price -
Valued at 3500.00 ZAR

In the notes on the Swakopmund Jetty drawing I mentioned how sunsets often become very graphic - there is more emphasis on line rather than form, because the forms are all in silhouette. In this piece this even more evident because it is relatively flat. The sun sets so the light changes colour in the sky but other than that, the light doesn't catch a thing. In the Jetty drawing it at least catches the sea. This isn't to say that it's a bad, it was just quite a different subject to capture. I did the sky in pastels first and then drew over it in charcoal, putting a lot of concentration into each individual line.

This art piece / drawing is currently on display at Arebbusch Travel Lodge.

<span class='pictitle'>Giraffe at sunset, 2011</span> | Charcoal & pastel drawing on Fabriano

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Drawing derived from photograph by Nigel Dennis

Giraffe at sunset, 2011 |