Canal Life

Canal Life - student project

Creating a repeat pattern

I am drawing simple scenes from the village where I live, by the grand union canal in Northamptonshire, UK.Canal Life - image 1 - student project

I flipped my sketch:

Canal Life - image 2 - student project

I filled in the hole:

Canal Life - image 3 - student project

I created the repeat using photos, for more accuracy I need to scan it, but it gives you the idea:

Canal Life - image 4 - student project

I hand coloured it:

Canal Life - image 5 - student project

Finally,I tried a duotone in Photoshop:Canal Life - image 6 - student project