Tag Archives: graffiti

THE ARTIST’S STATEMENT


When given the opportunity, especially when I enter an art award, I like to add a written explanation of my artwork to ensure that the viewer (judge) can match his/her interpretation with mine. Most major art awards demand a written … Continue reading

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THE DOOR


In my forthcoming book SILENCE, I detail the creation of my best coloured pencil painting to date, Silence at the Table. The room that was the subject of the drawing is the ‘pivotal player’ in the book. The door that … Continue reading

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DRAWING PRIZE WIN


On Friday night I won the Drawing section of the 23rd Cradle Coast Rotary Art Exhibition at Ulverstone, on Tasmania’s Northwest Coast. This year’s exhibition attracted 250 entries vying for 10 prizes featuring painting, drawing and mixed media. I was … Continue reading

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SILENT LIGHT


I completed the majority of Silent Light, several months ago, but I was not happy with it. I decided to work on the drawing to build up the tones on the door and to place greater emphasis on the strong, … Continue reading

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MY RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION 10.


Silence at the Table This is my favourite drawing from my exhibition. For me personally, I think it’s right up there with the best work that I’ve ever done. Although it was very time-consuming, it was a delight to build … Continue reading

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DRAWING LIGHT


Late last year I commenced another drawing featuring a door from one of the outbuildings at the historic property, Cheshunt. It’s now time to complete this work and I hope to do so in the next week. Silent Light depicts … Continue reading

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MY 2009 FAVOURITES Part 4.


Silence at the Table, would have to be my second favourite drawing for 2009. I loved the challenge that this work set me. The light, shadow and graffiti made this a demanding but very satisfying drawing. Richard

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