Thursday, 28 February 2013

Day 24 Seth Cardew Cup & Saucer

Another cup. This is one of my favourites, a cup and saucer by Seth Cardew. I regret not taking the time to draw the whole thing but I had a lot of printmaking to do in the studio and settled for half, which I achieved in nine minutes. In any case, I just love drawing cup handles. The cup has a lovely shape, a dark, rich, olive glaze and wonderful dark brush marks.




These final drawings were all done in an unusually bound sketchbook found in Suffolk, using a Uni-ball "EyE" micro pen made by the Mitsubishi Pen Company:




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