Monday, 7 January 2019

The Old Post Office, Berwick

First sketch for the year 2019! 

Afternoon shadows on the iconic Old Post Office, Berwick, Victoria. Built in 1885, it is considered architecturally significant as a superior example of a dual function building (combined post office and court house) with a secondary function (Postmaster's residence at the rear).

This was done from the little park that divides the High Street that runs through the shopping strip. A sunny afternoon but not too hot. 

Loose watercolour was done first followed by a 40 degree Sailor Fude pen. 

I was at first disappointed with the roughness and wonkiness of the drawing but am happy that it ended up looking a confident sketch. 

#Sailorfude pen, watercolour, #Strathmore400 series Watercolour Journal 7.75”x9.75”

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