Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Pencil Study of Caravaggio's "Taking of Christ"

Here is a sketch I have done of detail from Caravaggio's "the taking of Christ".
I have found the darks values of the original quite difficult to achieve with pencil.
I think I may have to look for anothe medium to compliment the Derwent pencils
to achieve this.


  1. this is so well done! you really captured the contrasting tones..

    1. Thanks very much, really kind of you to comment :)


Oh wow ! a comment, I just love comments :) thanks very much.

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