Tirith Aear

I’d call this a small doodle, but in reality it’s 73x54cm πŸ˜‰ I decided to do something in carbon pencil again as I haven’t used them for a while, so I ended up trying a Tolkien themed piece – Tirith Aear, now I’ve tried this version of it a version in oil might be in order. Whilst the majority of this was completed in carbon pencil I did add some highlights back in photoshop as they vanished when I snapped the photo of it.

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More glass

More stained glass practice… this time it was all joined by lead came rather than copper foil/solder. It proved harder than I thought it would mainly down to a problem with the lead came, the heart of the came was off centre so it ran off at odd angles and made it difficult to hold the glass in place. As it was only a practice piece I carried on rather than order new lead (which I should maybe have done), cementing was interesting and something I need to practice a…

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