Step 2 of Church Painting Commission: Pen drawing

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© Letizia Morley 2018

This commission turned out to be much more difficult that I expected, but I should have known that going in, of course. In an architectural space so intricate, the under-drawing needs to be the major element of the painting. I had to make sure that the drawing—now in this phase in pen—had to be as perfect as possible. I had to establish a vanishing point and painstakingly rule all the lines to converge there. Any lines off that grid would be pretty apparent. I am pretty happy with this so far.