Pencil life drawings

I have posted a couple more pencil studies. These ones I have not yet put on the website so thought as a continuity of the post regarding the iPad I would show a couple of examples of studies done in the life drawing class. The life class is very important to me and I must […]

iPad Vs Pencil

This could easily be technology vs real material. I imagine there is a strong argument for the iPad being a real thing but I am not blogging to talk about the meaning of words. I am wanting to express the joy of working in pencil after using an iPad to draw with and discuss what […]

Re-photographing work

I have struggled to get a quality photo of this painting because of the reflections. I believe it is a good piece but previous attempts to put it in a good light have failed. I picked a cloudy day and spent time getting the angle right.  See the difference

More Hands

On the subject of hands, we did a session drawing your own hand preferably whilst holding something. This reminded me of doing this when I was younger and couldn’t think what to draw. Also latterly a piece of  work by M C Escher.

Battersea Affordable Art Fair

I recently had work in the Affordable Art Fair with the Bridgegate Gallery. I took a trip to London to see the show and how the paintings looked in this setting.  It was a very rewarding experience and sold the bottom two pieces of work. I am pleased with my first showing in the capital […]