I was heading for Julia Filament’s exhibition on Katendrecht when I decided to take a detour through Kethel, a small encapsulated village in the north of Schiedam, near Rotterdam. I liked the cozy atmosphere threatened by modern suburbs around it and decided to do the church and the cows in front of it. Last weekend I was on the brink of completing the drawing when the Sri Lanka incident happened. I decided to incorporate some kind of freedom in the drawing, something terrorists – it seems – like to take away from us.
Graphite pencil drawing (Pentel 0.5 mm, 3B) on Canson Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm – A4 format)
Artist: Corné Akkers
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