As I said in a recent blog post, time for painting is relatively scarce at the moment. Most of my time with the brush is spent indoors, too, so much so that I noticed in a recent outside sketching endaevour
It’s been a bit quiet at my end, I know. I have been very busy lately, what with the wee one being cute, needing a lot of one-on-one time and creating, let’s be honest, all kinds of work for me.
I can’t believe it but it’s already the last day of March! Crikey! And I haven’t posted once! Normally I work on something or just paint for pleasure and I have a few insights or I encounter problems which I
My little son James is the cutest wee man alive! I gaze at him in wonder and amazement many hours every day. I wish I could capture so many of his funny expressions. Sadly, the moments I look at hime
I am schlepping myself around these days and I just about manage to get the things done that I have to get done, including some drawing and painting. But it’s all a bit much sometimes what with the baby almost
One week of drawing a hand a day – it was good. Well, it got a bit samey as far as drawing is concerned. I had to really come up with ‚poses‘ in order to keep myself entertained. I did
Practice makes perfect, right? As being able to draw hands is an important skill to have for a realist painterling, I have decided to draw my own hands – or hand, as it were – every morning. I try not
This piece was a real challenge to make. To begin with, because I placed the initial line drawing on top of another illustration which consisted of many lines I had a hard time identifying the lines I had put down.
The Salt City Swing Band, which I draw sometimes during their rehearsals and gigs, features three string instruments: the concert bass, the gypsy jazz guitar and the violin. Here are two of these lovely instruments and their adept players. Also,
And now for somethiing completely different… a little honey bee! It is drawn in ink (by Sennelier) and painted with gouache on a sheet of paper which I have torn out of Flow magazine. I love that magazine for its