I’ll be taking part in the Winter Arts Market at St George’s Hall in Liverpool this Sunday (8th December 2013). Landscape art depicting ‘local’ landmarks tend to be those most popular with visitors, so I thought I would try to do a few smaller, affordable pieces during the course of this week (time permitting), to … More Liddypool’s Anglican Cathedral
Today’s sketch may give the impression that I didn’t really know what I was doing. This would be for the simple reason that I didn’t. The subject matter of the artwork is a still life featuring a (an?) ewer (a.k.a. Mr Water Jug), accompanied on this occasion by a red grapefruit, which I thought was … More When Ewer a Red Grapefruit
Which one of us can honestly say that at some point we haven’t fancied drawing (one of) our rubber duck(s) on a duster? This is Jeff, a purple rubber duck born in South East Asia, brought up in Berlin (he’s still wearing his ‘Berlin’ jumper) and now living in the UK. I thought Jeff’s purple … More Jeff the Rubber Duck on a Yellow Duster
A quick, late afternoon sketch following an early finish to a portrait painting session. Depicted are three candles, in contrasting colours. The drawing was made in pastels on Daler Rowney Ingres paper, and is around 9″ x 12″ in size.
Another go at depicting the daffodils I drew yesterday (post: Daffodil #1), this time on A4ish watercolour paper. I was intending this sketch to be a pure watercolour painting but it ended up a mixed media image. I felt the forms of the daffs needed a little more defining, and used soft pastels to pick … More Daffodils #2