Thursday, 20 November 2014

Christmas Arts and Crafts Party




I am taking some of my work to 90 Marlborough Road for their Christmas Arts and Crafts Party on the 5th, 6th and 7th of December.

Really looking forward to it and hope to see you there.

Monday, 17 November 2014

life drawing again ...


I've not had a chance to do any life drawing since early summer. So much for making it a regular thing in my life. But yesterday I got a chance so I packed board, easel, paper and a big box of drawing stuff in the van and drove down to Mullion for a days drawing.



I didn't really know what I was doing or what I wanted to do. I felt fragmented. I didn't stay in one place long or do anything sustained just kept moving and redrawing the same pose over and over...




... and as I forgot to bring a small board so I could move around the room to find the best position the only roaming I did was with my very small sketchbook.





But I like these. After drawing the models curves, hips and hollows over and over again she became hills, stones and bones.




Later a friend asked if I had done any great drawing. I said I didn't but I'm good with that. The point wasn't to do anything great just to draw...












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