(Video link) On Tuesday I spent the morning sketching at an old graveyard a few miles from home. Just for fun, I brought along my motorized cameras to document the atmosphere of the place, and to give you a look at the work in progress.
Here's the final sketch. What inspired the outing was this poem: "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," by Thomas Gray.
Media: Schmincke Watercolor Pocket Set, Caran D'Ache watercolor pencils, Moleskine Watercolor Notebook, and various sizes of flat watercolor brushes. The fallen leaves and some of the rough textures are drawn with Caran d'Ache Water Soluble Pastels.
Shot with a Canon VIXIA HF20 and a Canon T3i , with time lapse using a GoPro HD Hero rotating on a kitchen timer at 5 second intervals. Camera moves on a DIY Lego camera dolly.
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