My (Alexandra Cook aka Linandara) daily art activity

Thursday, 8 April 2010

Trees and Birds fantasy miniature pen & pencil drawing, 4 x 6 inches

Angel with sword and lilies

It started as a sketch of Michael the Archangel in a school notebook. Then scanned, edited, printed on canvas, embroidered (on sale: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=280490052439&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT), scanned, edited...

Angel with sword and lilies by Alexandra Cook
Angel with sword and lilies by Alexandra Cook

St Michael Church in Breaston, Derbyshire, UK

We used to live near to this ancient village church in East Midlands. I painted this outdoors, in winter, standing by the local coop shop till a delivery lorry blocked my view. Just as well because then I realized how frozen I was! Soft pastel on pastel paper. The original artwork (about A3 in size) has been sold.