THE DRAWING TABLE


The drawing table or drafting table as it is commonly called, is one of the most important pieces of equipment that an artist who draws can have. I have an excellent table in my studio in Tasmania, but couldn’t bring it with me. I must admit, I was missing my table, terribly!

Thanks to Cairns artist and architect, Mike Ferris, I now have a table (pictured). What joy! Mike has very kindly loaned me one of his tables and I am extremely grateful. I don’t have a studio at our Trinity Beach apartment, so the second bedroom is the table’s location.

Tables such as these are necessary because they ‘sit’ your work at the right angle, so there is no need to lean over and damage your back. Coupled with a good chair, I now have the right conditions to work in.

I have already ‘christened’ the table by completing my second drawing since I arrived in Cairns.

Wednesday: Trinity Beach Still Life.

Richard

About artkleko

artist, art curator, art teacher, art judge, art critic
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

4 Responses to THE DRAWING TABLE

  1. Carmen says:

    I like the table, and I love the painting displayed on it, even if it’s not shown on purpose. I loved your Easter geometry, too. Thank you for the comment on my father. I’ll keep following your work!

  2. April says:

    Lovely… incidentally what is your profile addy for RedbUbble??

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.