When work takes up my full day, I’ve been doing some still life and interiors drawings or value studies. In some instances I have gotten carried away with myself and stayed up too late doing the drawing. I’ve found the make art everyday challenge useful in that it’s made me go down the studio to […]
Part of the painting a day challenge is after dark, after work, or in stormy weather, finding something to paint. I’ve always been meaning to paint my mums cyclamen plant. Bright colours, challenge of the symmetrical pot, and now I can add a contrasting background with my shadow box. First attempt didn’t go so well. […]
Painted this one ages ago. Even sold it to the lady up the road. I painted it from life, but the plant only had one spray of flowers, so I kept turning it around. Cubism for beginners!
Poison What i drew on day 3… I did have a concept ready to go, but I still can’t settle on one I like. Meanwhile this handsome chap was about to loose his feathers. I used polychromos pencil, lamy safari foundtain pen, acrylic white pen marker and acrylic black ink in my a3 ebony daler […]
I have finally upgraded to my own domain name. It caused the bank, and by proxy me, a big panic when they phoned up and asked if I recognised the transaction. As it wasn’t listed under wordpress I didn’t recognise it straight away! Instagram is my spiritual home. Alas, they’ve changed what I loved about […]