Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Two Twisted Posts concept art

Just a while ago I visited the "Two Twisted Posts" winery in Purcellville, Virginia. The wine was   excellent and so was the wine lodge and woodsy site. The title of the twisted posts comes from a wine bottle emblem on an antique jug. It was too cold to sit oudoors and draw but I did get a photograph of the simple birch stick trellis in their yard. From this shot I could create an artist's concept of a real pair of twisted posts which would be a good display piece for visitors to pose with. Someone had already tried this with a burlap rag but it had lost its solidity in weather. There are other things to twist around a tree branch so I am offering this concept sketch to the folks at Two Twisted Posts. They are already building a fire pit for their chilled customers to sit by, so why not posts.

Ink and colored pencils on sketchbook page, 5 1/2" x 5", November 20, 2017.

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