Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Light Box


I took myself off to Wickes in Wakefield this morning, to buy a sheet of Acrylic Glass. Helen donated an old A1 picture frame and I cannibalised a desktop style drawing board stand to fit onto the back. The light comes from an 11w neon desk lamp without its base. I screwed a heavy sheet of cartridge paper between the acrylic and the wooden frame glass to diffuse the lamp light. I have used windows and other smaller makeshift light sources in the past, but this is really nice, to sit down at a large illuminated work surface and draw away layer upon layer of direct ink drawings.

1 comment:

bboykrillin said...

That is fantastic, i should have a go at building one of those myself sometime.