When Marcel Christ combined the mediums of pastel chalks and photography, it resulted in true work of arts. The artist describes playing with the chalk as an experiment that he responded to with still photographs. These images are full of life and have an explosive like quality to them that have captured our eye and our love for all things colorful.
'Downs in Winter', by Eric Ravilious, 1934. Eric Ravilious was born in Eastbourne and is the great draughtsman of the Downs. His tutor was the painter Paul Nash who was also interested in chalk landscapes. The whiteness of the landscape and the chalk hill figures were a particular inspiration