Friday, November 8, 2013

Plein air drawing


Here's a quick plein air sketch done from the top of Ummera woods 
at Coolacareen beyond Carrigadrohid on the road to Macroom. 
Though not very accessible and a bit of a steep climb it's worth it for 
the views. There's plenty to draw and paint in this area with the view 
extending from the floodwater behind the dam at Carrigadrohid right back 
to the lakes of the Gearagh. The sketch above was done using a medium 
grade oil pitt which I find the best when traveling light as all tones can be 
achieved with just one pen.

1 comment:

  1. Nice man! Great values to it, especially always enjoy your foilage renderings. Is that accross from Farran woods? Looks like a nice spot!

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