Drawing in the Dark

As it gets dark earlier, when I go to river after work I am witnessing amazing sunsets and the spectacle of the night taking over. This time of evening excites and inspires me, there are so many changes to capture as the light fades in such a short space of time.

 

Once the light has gone I carry on drawing. Working in the sketchbook in the dark is a bit of a challenge but I enjoy not being able to see properly what is being put down onto the paper. This loss of control gives me more freedom of expression.

 

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About Annemarie Tickle

I am a Lecturer in Textiles at Hull School of Art and Design. As a visual artist I am interested in atmospheric conditions and events and how the scale of nature makes mans mark on the landscape look insignificant. I enjoy the act of doing and getting my hands dirty so my practice is intensly process led. I use a wide range of media but am particular interested in dying techniques.
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