I love this black and white collection of drawings by Sarah Gillespie.From Tail Of Wood:
“Sarah Gillespie’s work reminds me of the great Albrecht Durer. First and foremost it is her utter competence as a painter and drawer, and her unwavering attention to detail. Details which are mostly overlooked by many, but honed in upon by Gillespie. She says, her aim is to make herself a ‘lens of attention’, completely absorbed in the minutia of what is in front of her.
Her dark sepia palette is also reminiscent of Durer’s drawings. She uses black, white with many variants to produce beautiful pictures that are jaw-droppingly good. Work that achieves endless fascination and sustains interest, and that reflects the true beauty and intricate details of nature. There is tension in the work that takes it from our immediate perception onto a more spiritual plane, into the recesses of our soul, striking cords that connect us with the wondrous natural world.
To discover and learn more about Sarah’s work, visit: Beaux Arts, Bath“
In order of appearance:
‘EMPTY NEST, UNRAVELLING’, CHARCHOAL AND SEPIA INKS ON ARCHES PAPER, 36 X 36CM
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‘CHERRY AND YEW’, CHARCOAL AND SEPIA INK ON PAPER, 103 X 130CM
‘TUCKENHAY CREEK’, CHARCOAL AND WATERCOLOUR ON ARCHES PAPER, 46 X 99CM
‘CREEK’, CHARCHOAL AND SEPIA INK ON PAPER, 102 X 153CM
‘MY HEART A WOUNDED CROW’, MEZZOTINT ON HANDMADE AQUARI PAPER, ED.20, 39 X 54CM
‘SAND MARTIN – STUDY’, CHARCHOAL AND INK ON ARCHES PAPER, 23 X 22CM
‘THE YOUNG TREE’, CHARCOAL ON ARCHES PAPER, 51 X 76CM
‘OAKS AND LIGHT SNOW’, CHARCHOAL ON PAPER, 66 X 69CM
‘OUT OF THE WOOD’, CHARCHOAL ON ARCHES PAPER, 45 X 46CM
Via: Tail Of Wood