Tag Archives: ideas

FINDING THE RIGHT ANSWER


“Floating, Flecker Gardens” 40 x 60 cms Luminance pencils on Canson Pastel Board Everyone at some time or another wants answers to questions. They can range from “What is the meaning of life?” to, “What is the key to happiness?”, … Continue reading

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ARE ARTISTS TOO RELIANT ON PHOTOS?


Research for my latest coloured pencil drawing. Recently I asked, “How would cp (coloured pencil) artists (and most other artists for that matter) cope if there weren’t photos to use a s reference material?” The responses I received were both … Continue reading

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CORCD


“Mersey River Rocks” 32 x 45 cms Museum Aquarelle, Prismacolor, Polychromos, Luminance & Derwent Artist’s pencils on Mi Teintes paper. Own reference. Do you suffer from CORCD? I do. “Compulsive, Obsessive Rock Collector’s Disorder” has been with me for many … Continue reading

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A Ticket to Ride?


I came across the 2 coloured pencil drawings featured above while I was researching for an article that I’m writing for the UKCPS. What is interesting about them is that they are from the same area, but drawn some 20 … Continue reading

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A CHANGE IS AS GOOD AS…


  I’ve just completed a six-week break from coloured pencils. During that time I re-discovered the joys of painting in acrylics. I’ve posted some of them here today. They all relate to the ‘brick’ theme that I’ve been following for … Continue reading

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JUST ADD ‘SKY’


  Over the past week I have added 3 more coloured pencil paintings to my list for selection in my exhibition next March. The theme is ‘landscape cleansing’, where each landscape has had a certain amount of detail/information removed. I … Continue reading

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VISUAL DIARIES


I don’t know how many visual diaries I have and I don’t know where they all are. My first experience with them goes back to my days at art school. Being a letter writer, I enjoyed recording my ideas and … Continue reading

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