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My version of Daguerre’s ‘Ruins of Holyrood Chapel’

Holyrood Chapel time lapse videoClick on this link to watch my video of my charcoal drawing of ‘Runis of Holyrood Chapel’

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This charcoal drawing is based on one of my favourite paintings in the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool by French artist Louis Daguerre called ‘Ruins of Holyrood Chapel’. I love the darkness and drama of the scene with touches of highlights coming through. I love ruins that seem to tell a story like parts of a window frame, who has looked out of if or into it? I have never visited these actual ruins but I would love to one day.

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