Coarse woody debris – oil pastel study of an old tree stump

Oil pastel sketch, old tree strum, coarse woody debris

There a a couple of places in the woods that I like to revisit regularly for years now. One of those is a the edge of a beech forest clearing. Big trunks and tree stumps, coarse woody debris, are exposed to the elements, rain and heat throughout the year. I love the ,many delicate greys and browns that occur on old pieces of wood when the bark has come off. This is a small oil pastel study in my sketchbook.

one reply zu “Coarse woody debris – oil pastel study of an old tree stump”

  1. Bridget Hunter

    I’m very interested in sketching with oil pastels so your posts have been very helpful.

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