The Pit and the Pendulum

‘The Pit and the Pendulum’ (2017-18, work in progress), based on the short story ‘The Pit and the Pendulum’ (1842-43).


Completed March 2019.

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Pencil underdrawing

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Base layer black ink and white paint

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Yellow ochre inkwash and additional white highlights


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Colour layers – scarlet, yellow ochre with detailed shade and highlights


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Completed illustration