Commission Sketchbook IV (unfinished)
30 Days of November
For 30 Days in November, I wanted to produce a biro drawing for a every day of the month. And treat it as a departure from my cityscape / landscape work, and instead get lost in abstract forms.
Drawing is such an integral part of my working practice, helping to refine an idea, from the initial thumbnail sketch to the realised painting. Aside from my biro drawing of cityscapes and landscapes, the majority of my sketchbooks are full of thumbnail sketches of abstract forms.
For this project I wanted to take these crude abstract doodles a stage further, refining them in a larger format, giving more attention to structure and tonal contrast. Here are the 30 sketches