Catherine Holtom : Checking the Nets


Catherine Holtom

‘Checking the Nets’


Pencils: Mixture of Prismacolor, Polychromos (Faber Castell) and Lyra
Paper: Fabriano Disegno F4, rough grain
20 x 15.5cm

Every lunchtime fishermen in a local fishing village prepare their nets for the evening.  They check them for holes and pull them onto the boat in a way that makes it easy to throw the nets into the sea from the boat.  An old fashioned way of fishing that I wished to record.


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