This doodlewash is of the Abbaye bénédictine Notre-Dame in Lonlay-L’Abbaye, France. I decided to go ahead and doodlewash a previous sketch I did for #DrawingAugust yesterday. The sketch was petty complex so I wasn’t sure how it would come out in the wash, but I rather like the effect.
I’ve never been here and hadn’t even heard of the place before, but Philippe and I found a lone box of French butter cookies at HomeGoods that we wanted to try and they were awesome! Turns out they were imported from Biscuiterie d’Abbaye which is another famous feature in this small town in lower Normandy, along with the scene above I Googled and ultimately chose to draw. It was the last box so I guess we’ll need to visit soon and get more!