Sheep’s Snout—Irish Heritage Apples

sheeps snout

A relatively common cultivar, the Sheep’s snout is a native Irish cider apple from counties Cavan, Westmeath and Waterford. It is a small to medium in size, with an unusual, long conical shape. Very irregular with ribs present. Pale yellow to yellowish green with brown to brownish red flush occasionally.

Drawn in graphite pencil over a color pencil and solvent underpainting.

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