Work in progress
Right now, David is adding colour to his initial sketches for a west-facing flank of four windows, each set composed of three lancets:
Also this month, we’re starting work on actual windows. Here are their scale designs …
The window’s for the west end of a beautiful, tiny English parish church.
The client has seen and approved the sketch design …
David’s hard at work, designing a set of 4 large abstract windows.
Now some people don’t find abstraction difficult to draw.
I can’t do it.
I’m too literal in my drawing and copying skills. I know my limitations.
And I confess I’m shocked how some people think abstraction is the easy option. Because like I said I feel, it’s really difficult. Painfully hard.
In the late-middle years of his working life, there was once a man who visited our studio. He knocked and walked in with a package, and here is what he told us concerning his apprenticeship and the problem he now had.