I spent the morning in the park, by the Observatory, looking out across the river at the Isle of Dogs
|Isle of Dogs from Greenwich Park - pencil 29 x21 cm|
I wanted to use the morning to try some location drawing using a monotype technique that I've been playing with this summer, so I made a drawing from the same location, using acrylic paint on plastic. Later, at home I 'printed' this acrylic image onto paper - hence reversing the image
|Isle of Dogs from Greenwich Park - acrylic monotype 32 x 30 cm|
Time for just one more drawing - I turned my attention back up the hill behind me, where the statue of Wolfe looms over the tourist crowds, and the urban sketchers were busy with their drawings. I added colour to this monotype as an experiment when I got home
|Greenwich statue - acrylic monotype 32 x 30 cm|
If anyone is interested in this monotype technique, try googling 'Golden acrylics dry monotype' and you'll find something about it I'm sure. There's a YouTube video produced by the Golden Acrylics company that explains the basics - after that it's down to you to experiment!