Coloured pencil on pastel board 60 x 40 cm
Drawing number 2 is now completed and I’m already developing an idea that again involves objects from the beach, but with an abstract twist.
I quite enjoyed creating this drawing. There was a lot of ‘what I know’ in it and very little experimentation. The rocks were quite different to what I’m used to in Tasmania, but they are still rocks. The seed pods were a welcomed addition, but I’ll need to add more new subjects to my drawings in future if I’m to make them truly ‘tropical’.
I have found living in the tropics a huge challenge in more ways than one. I am pleased that I have been able to produce 2 drawings inside the first 5 weeks of my stay. I have already gathered a large collection of photos that will no doubt provide me with many ideas. I just don’t want to draw ‘still life’ compositions. I want to develop something fresh and new.
Time will tell.
There is much to see and new adventures to be had!
Friday: Not one, but two new drawings are revealed in their very early stages.