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Sketch in pen and crayon of Nelson's column in central London

Posted On: Wednesday 25th April 2012
Summary: Still raining, this sketch is a bit closer to Trafalgar Square in London and shows Nelson's column in the background and the portico to St. Martin in the Fields to the left.

Blog Tags: Outdoor painting   Plein air   Painting in London   Townscapes   Buildings   Reflections in water   Simple art   Painting in the rain   

nelsons column and trafalgar square londonAlthough the rain wasn't much fun since I didn't have an umbrella, the light and the reflections in the wet road looking towards Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column were interesting and an important part of the sketch.

There was little colour apart from the bright red stop lights on cars, London buses and a typical public telephone box. Can't wait to translate this into an oil or oil pastel painting.

Pen and neocolor pastel in a moleskine notebook.

 

 

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