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CPM
11-16-2007, 10:34 PM
Hi Gang, Here is another drawing for a picture I took in Ireland. This is Quinn Abbey in Co. Clare. - Chrishttp://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/16-Nov-2007/75227-quinn3.jpg

tazzers2007
11-17-2007, 01:29 AM
Nice Work !

Jakeally
11-17-2007, 05:02 AM
Just beautiful Chris ... wonderful rendering of the stones.

MonicaB
11-17-2007, 10:47 AM
Very nice, Chris!

valchina612
11-18-2007, 09:36 AM
Chris, this is really great. You've captured the "Irish look" so well, with the Abbey and the boulders and stones. So many of these buildings have stones and boulders around them. The town I live in is Clare, and was named after County Clare in Ireland. There's an enormous amount of Irish history here. I hope we see some more Irish drawings from you as time goes on. :clap: :thumbsup:

Val. :wave:

sassybird
11-18-2007, 01:56 PM
Excellent work on the rocks and the abby is wonderful. I wish I had taken more pics of things like this in England.

Steff
11-20-2007, 09:38 PM
This is a beautiful drawing. It makes me want to go there.

Steff

Bergere
11-20-2007, 10:45 PM
Very nice!

RachelFlyer
11-22-2007, 10:35 PM
Loverly! What size is this?
Rachel

CPM
11-26-2007, 02:03 PM
Tazzers and Monica - Thanks for the comments
Chris - I had fun with the stones. Not being a stippler, I kept scratching away with a fine tipped micron.
Val - I have a lot more photos of items of interest in Ireland. Mostly "old" houses on people's properties. If I get work under control, I can spend more time drawing them ...
Charissa - thanks for your comments. I have been into stone recently. I am trying to make the rendering look more life-like. I have a few photos of rock walls I may try
Steff - Ireland was a blast. I met 50-60 cousins in several little towns, took lots of photos (which I need to catalogue) and drank too much Guiness!
Bergere - Thanks
Rachel - The drawing is on 9x12 bristol and was done with 01, 02, and 05 Microns
- Chris