Monthly Archives: January 2012

WATERWAYS


I love the challenge of featuring water in my coloured pencil art. Over the years and through several styles I have expressed water in many stages from still and placid to fast moving. As with all 2D art it’s all … Continue reading

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DIGITAL ART


The other day while I was looking through my files on my MacBook Pro, I came across the image that is today’s featured artwork. I know I have posted this digital drawing before, but I thought it deserved an encore … Continue reading

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The KISS Principle


The older I get, the more I appreciate the simple things in life and art. In my early days, my art was about detail. Most of my paintings were full of information. Occasionally I would focus on a single subject, … Continue reading

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STYLE


Every serious artist (I hope) wants to express their art in their own unique way. It often takes years to develop a personal way of ‘seeing’. Experimentation, curiosity and discovery go hand in hand as they take on their journey … Continue reading

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ENAMEL MUG


Most of us live in a complicated world, because we choose to live complicated lives. Some buck the trend others fight it, while the rest just ‘get on with it’. There are similar parallels in art. Some artists choose to … Continue reading

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MEDIUM VERSUS MESSAGE


Never in our world’s history have we seen so many people involved in art. From professionals, to serious amateurs and hobby painters, everybody wants to get into art  (or so it seems). But why do they do it? Some want … Continue reading

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LATEST DRAWING: UPDATE


It hasn’t taken me long to get to the ‘touch-up’ stage of my latest drawing. The Canson TEX paper I’m working on isn’t as gritty as the Colourfix paper I have used before, and it readily accepts my Prismacolor pencils. … Continue reading

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