Artist's description:

The exposed remains of ancient burial chambers are often impressive but Kings Quoit in Manorbier must be in one of the most magnificent locations. Set on the cliff top it projects out into the bay like a sentinel. It is at one with the landscape but at the same time, seems to be wrenching itself out of the ground. It looks across the bay, standing as a marker for miles around.

I tried to capture the stillness of the rock as well as the tumult around it caused by the high winds sweeping across the bay. It's high up on the side of the cliff but you can still feel the spray and the sound of the crashing waves, the same today as they would have been 5,000 years ago, when it was built.

Materials used:

Home made walnut ink, carbon and conte crayon onto Fabriano paper. Fabriano is an Italian paper mill dating from the Renaissance; many of the great masters would have used their paper.

The King's Quoit (2016)


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