University of Warwick Art Collection - Coventry: The Old Cathedral Spire by Dennis Creffield

Conceptual sketch produced by willow charcoal. The fibres left on the page have been used to create more details.

Dennis Creffield, Exeter Cathedral: The Two Transept Towers from the South-East, 1988-90, Charcoal on paper |Pallant House Gallery (Wilson Gift through The Art Fund, 2006) © Dennis Creffield

smudging technique used in background to create a perspective of layers within the image in contrast the the forefront contour outline layer

Worcester Cathedral, Interior II by Dennis Creffield

Despite simplicity of lines and little tonal contrast this render still provides a sense of space due to the contours of the lines.

In 1985, Dennis Creffield was commissioned by the Arts Council to draw every cathedral in England, a task undertaken by living in a camper van for two years.

Dennis Creffield ‘Norwich from the East End: High Summer’, 1987 © Dennis Creffield

Coventry: The Old Cathedral Spire by Dennis Creffield   http://www.images.warwick.ac.uk

University of Warwick Art Collection - Coventry: The Old Cathedral Spire by Dennis Creffield

Dennis Creffield (born 1931) Canterbury Cathedral 1987 Charcoal on paper 1016 x 925 mm

Dennis Creffield (born Canterbury Cathedral 1987 Charcoal on paper 1016 x 925 mm

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“[David Bomberg] really believed that drawing was important because it can help you understand certain things in a way nothing else can … A good draughtsman finds things out by drawing” Miles Richmond

Dennis Creffield - St Pauls from Clifford Chance Building, Aldersgate

"St Pauls from Clifford Chance Building, Aldersgate " Oil on paper, 78 x 98 cm


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