Shoreditch, London


From: £19.95

LOCATION: Pitfield Street, Hackney
DATE: December 29, 2019

Shoreditch is the original hipster district in London, what was once a neglected industrial part of the city is now bristling with great bars, niche coffee shops and super cool restaurants. Walking around Shoreditch one winters day, I came across a piece of street art by acclaimed artist Stik. His work can be seen all around the area and this artwork was on the door of an old factory that had recently been renovated. I took out my sketchbook and hunkered into a doorway to sketch the view, working quickly to counter the biting wind. Starting with the doorway, I worked outwards to capture the scene as quickly and economically as I could. Colour was added back in the warmth of my studio using markers and gouache, once I’d thawed out.

Note – please allow 14 days for delivery of this item.

Black ink pen linework with colour marker, gouache and acrylic pen.

Matt ivory fine art paper 270gsm with a light watercolour texture.

A3 (297 x 420mm) | A4 (210 x 297 mm) | A5 (148 x 210mm).

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