I have enjoyed doing the abstract streetscapes in the last few weeks, so I decided to do a small abstract Tudor entryway. I did most of it yesterday and then made a few adjustments today. This is on the small side at 4×6.
I quickly penciled in the drawing and then inked it. One aspect that I appreciate of this style is how quickly I can pencil out the architecture since I am not so concerned with portrait exactitude. Sometimes, however, it goes too quickly because I failed this time to remember to take a picture of the black and white. Oh well, without the detail, it is not quite as interesting to look at as some of the pastels and I tend to achieve balance in these pieces with the watercolor instead of the ink. I have been into the reds lately and this is no exception. Part of what I did today is add more reds and purples to add a definition that a night’s sleep made me see. Overall, I am happy with it.
I plan to do one more so there is a matched pair. I have already pulled out one to do. I will then be at 100 listings in my Etsy shop – a major goal.