[This post contains 6 images] I experiment quite a bit with art and thought I’d give cross hatching a try. It is something I am familiar with, having practiced it a lot when I did a drawing course years ago, but I never did keep up with it. I started with a simple pen drawing,... Continue Reading →
[This post contains 4 images.] I was given a Moleskine sketchbook as a gift and needless to say, I was thrilled as I find sketchbook art fascinating. It opens up endless possibilities and the art is spontaneous. Even errors (within reason) can be overlooked. The page size of the book is only 13cm x 21cm!... Continue Reading →
[This post contains 11 images] I was one of those artists who avoided painting roses for many years. The first few miserable attempts I made, I found myself drowning in petals. It was all too confusing to say the least - the way the petals slip in behind each other - the gentle tapering curves... Continue Reading →
I keep digital art 'real', and would be able to recreate each creation onto canvas using brush and paint.
I love tea and coffee, coffee in the mornings, the rest of the day it is tea, no wonder I painted a couple of cups of tea and (just one coffee). Maybe I should be eating more apples than drinking tea, I guess this went through my mind as I painted, but then the flowers... Continue Reading →
Like many other artists, I do not like been taken away from my studio, just in case I am inspired to do something - and that something would have to be done now! So when I have to go visiting, which I do enjoy, I try to combine art and the trip. I find travelling... Continue Reading →
'Columns of Cactus’, is my first painting for 2018, no wonder, as I have a section in my garden dedicated to cacti. I initially painted this in acrylics, but I was not happy with the outcome and repainted it in oils. Oils always give life to art. (This is my personal opinion.) Once I did... Continue Reading →