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Month: September, 2013

Hodge Podge – 2

Another week, some more drawings.

I suppose I really need to sit down and plan what I want to do (first?). What are the most important things for me?

Most of the drawing are re-workings which are at the same time developing techniques and themes.

As well as drawings, I’ve discovered Hopper’s landscapes and been thinking about focus;

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Hodge Podge – 1

Finally I have managed to sit down and do some more painting while at home. Some things about process crystallised as I worked so I’m trying to pin them down before they scuttle away.
Part of the problem is becoming aware of what I subconsciously understand as the practice of various sub-disciplines and what one actually does when one sits down on the day.
What for example is painting? Is it what you do with a paint brush, or is it what you do when you manipulate liquid colour on a surface? Like wise drawing – something you do with a pencil or dry, linear mark making?
Asking these questions makes one realise what silly questions they are. So with out further ado here are some little pictures and some thoughts to go with them. Read the rest of this entry »

Drawing in the Rain – Report

I didn’t do much drawing in the rain. Despite the weather forecast it didn’t rain that much and when it did I didn’t want to stop. My walking partner was keen to get to the tops of things, so I had to try and commit the view to memory. I did do some drawing over the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Drawing in the Rain?

This weekend we are off to Llanberis. It doesn’t seem that the hot weather will be going with us, so I’ve been thinking about drawing in the rain. Read the rest of this entry »