Graphite on Stonehenge paper, 19″ x 29″ (48cm x 74cm)
Here’s what Michelle M. Roseland says about her art:
This graphite drawing is from a reference photograph that I shot when visiting a museum on the west coast of Florida. I used a 28mm lens on my Canon AE-1 SLR camera, which accounts for the strong diagonals and geometry of this work. To capture the subtle natural light of this window and stairwell, I used Faber-Castell’s full range of graphite pencils from a 9H (extremely hard, lightvalue lead) to an 8B (for the rich soft blacks). I chose to shade in one direction, which can reveal strokes of line in the darker values of this drawing.
Michelle M. Roseland’s piece Michelle’s Window appeared in Strokes of Genius 4: Exploring Lines, to be published by North Light Books in 2012. Enter the competition here for your chance to appear in Strokes 5 & win other prizes!