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Coop on a Bridge II


This attractively run-down little building, whose purpose when viewed from the other side was dubious, was clearly used as a chicken coop. It was built right on the barn bridge, so the the stone wall of the bridge formed its foundation in the back. 2B, 6B & 9B graphite sketch pencil on Strathmore Cold Press Illustration Board—-the kind with the raised thistle logo in one corner; VERY nice to work on.

Getting the appearance of chicken wire over the cut-out window gave me a “fit”, but I decided  that a “suggestion” of wire was a lot more important than getting the precise number of holes, & in the right size. (“Perfection is a direction,—- not a place”!)

NOTE: All images and text in this post are Copyright K. A. Renninger 2011. I am more than happy to have you share them through your own blog, and hope you will do so—but you must give me credit. Anyone who uses them to make money will be prosecuted.


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