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Considering Colour With these sketches I was thinking about shape and colour, some taken from observation, some from imagination. Alot of geometric patterns appear in the cathedral and by drawing I got a sense of the ways these patterns had been constructed and repeated, to create large scale, decorative works. I tend to use line drawings alot to plan or think through ideas but by using colour in my sketches I can also think through the relationships between different hues, values and the ways in which colour can create mood or emotion. I had made a mental note at the start of the project to try to move outside my comfort zone and be brave with using colour. Colour isn’t always essential but careful consideration and choice of palette can create more of a visual impact than monochrome images.

left: I stained the paper with tea and coffee to give a subtle colour that was reminiscent of the vellum used in medeival manuscripts.

Sarah Ee GDCP PM7000  
Sarah Ee GDCP PM7000  
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