Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The Zennor drawings

Zennor 01

While on the Penwith Peninsula in Cornwall I visited the famous Zennor hamlet.  I am much taken by this position while driving past and when I get in position it does nor disappoint.   Leaning my pad on a large granite boulder I made a series of drawings, this is the first.

 Looking down towards a lane that rises towards the more distant church the drawing encapsulated the dynamics present within the hamlet. These high energy lines do much to hold the idea that is Zennor.

Maintaining this energy in later work is key. This is an energy that must be transferred, and this transfer is where it so often dies.