Monthly Archives: November 2008

Slice


Over the weekend I avoided any drawing, choosing instead to clean up my studio and develop a few ideas . I am still interested in fruit and vegetables as landscape objects. I have included an interesting view of a slice … Continue reading

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Tread Carefully


This afternoon I took the opportunity of taking some photos on a nearby dirt road with some help from Matthew, my eldest stepson. I have enclosed a snippet and needless to say, my purpose was bread-related. I shall use some … Continue reading

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Deco Orange


I haven’t drawn figures for some time and when the opportunity arose to include some hands in two of my drawings I had to experiment to find the right colours. Working on coloured pastel board has its limitations as colours … Continue reading

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Number 12


This drawing involves its usual main subject, this time accompanied by a most popular kitchen appliance. As is often the case, there is a twist, in fact on this occasion it is one of role reversal. All will be revealed … Continue reading

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Number 11


I’ve just finished my latest ‘Bread” drawing, this time with the addition of a more “human” element as is revealed in the enclosed snippet. For this drawing I used a light umber background to make the subject more intense than … Continue reading

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Hanging Day


This morning I completed hanging the next exhibition at Country Club Tasmania. This latest showing is by North west artists Gerry Jensen and Margaret Coombes. The former paints and draws while the latter is a watercolourist. This is a fine … Continue reading

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Expanding my Theme


Today I took two sets of photos related to my “Bread” theme. I wanted to explore other possibilities even though I have several drawings planned and certainly enough for next year’s exhibition. I am currently working on a drawing (number … Continue reading

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Number 10


This drawing took a little longer than I expected and judging by the snippet I have included it is obvious that this sandwich has a tree theme. In fact, it is more to do with logs and their association with … Continue reading

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Number 9


Golf, that game that defies logic, is the theme for my latest “Bread” drawing. It’s amazing to think that human beings should engage in belting the daylights out of a little, white ball out in the open on beautifully manicured … Continue reading

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Number 8


Weather-wise Monday has been a glorious, sunny day and has seen me in the garden as well as in the studio. I have enclosed a snippet of my latest drawing. I have included a little more than normal ┬áthis time … Continue reading

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