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GRUMPY OLD ARTIST 2.


Waiting for a grumpy, old fish…. “Untitled” What’s this all about? Why do some artists title their work this way? Surely when you create a piece of artwork you actually know what you’re up to and therefore it deserves to … Continue reading

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EVERY DETAIL IS IMPORTANT


It’s quite easy when painting to forget about the ‘tiny’ areas of your artwork, those that contain small objects that appear quite subtle and insignificant when compared to the larger objects on your canvas or paper. This is very true … Continue reading

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ARTescape Part 2.


The most important thing to achieve (and at times the most difficult to master) when drawing an object is capturing the ‘character’ of your subject. Art is not about photographic realism, it’s about personal interpretation. Your way of seeing is … Continue reading

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THE ROCK


The second of 3 drawings that I have been working on of late is finally gaining some momentum. Being only a few centimetres in size, it hasn’t been as straight forward as one may think. Fortunately I have both a … Continue reading

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DAN VILLIERS 1.


Dan Villiers is an extremely competent pastel painter whose repertoire of subjects includes landscapes animals and the human body. Today I wish to feature two of his beautiful figurative works and on Thursday I will share with you some exciting … Continue reading

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FLAMING ART UPDATE 2.


I have completed blocking out my latest drawing and when I have time I will commence working on the candle. I want to make the top of the candle as luminous as I can. This drawing is about atmosphere, so … Continue reading

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WHEN TO STOP


This drawing, The Living Tree, was one in a series involving chess boards that I produced a couple of years ago. I completed a number of drawings and have never exhibited them, but I’ve decided that I should finish them … Continue reading

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