Thursday, 28 July 2016

Sketches - Newark Park

Last week we visited Newark Park, originally built as a hunting lodge in the mid-1500s. The estate is high up in the Cotswolds with impressive views over the surrounding countryside, steeply sloping gardens and several way-marked woodland walks. 

The strong sun soon moved round to our lakeside picnic spot, but I did manage to get a quick sketch of the 18th Century summer house. My photo provided the reference for the small drawing of the east front of the main house.

Pen and watercolour marker in Sepia

Newark Park - pen and watercolour

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