Big Art Dump

have been focused on other areas of late, apologies for the lack of art here, I’ve been really busy however, here’s some of what I’ve been up to.

As I have a solo exhibition coming up in February, I thought I’d better try and learn how to paint, these small, often quick sketches are really helping…

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Library Sketching…

I draw. ALL THE TIME. It’s the only way to become any good at anything, to do it. And to keep on doing it…

Sketching and drawing and painting all help each other, idle sketches like this (from good reference books) help the hand-eye relationship and steady the lines, I made these sketches directly in sepia pen on crappy notepad paper and would recommend this no-pressure doodling to anyone who wants to better their craft.

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Cygnet…

Took a whole heap of fabulous photos on the weekend, dearly wanted to paint one of the cygnets I took pics of. This little watercolour is 3 x 4″, I’m definitely going to paint a larger one, most enjoyable

🙂

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