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Charcoal, white pastel

h: 105 w: 80 d: 2 (cms).

 The study has been taken from the inside of the Man Mo Taoist temple in Hong Kong. I wanted to capture the smoky atmosphere of the incense, spiralling smoke and almost smelling the perfume of the incense itself. The interior was fairly dim except for a small amount of natural light from above. I have used some of the ash from the incense sticks I purchased at the temple to create some of the drawing to bring that sense of connection and place. 


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