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Life Drawing (Female Nude)

Just back from life drawing at Swansea Print Workshop. Our model has been working with us for seven years and she’s an absolute inspiration. Being an artist’s model isn’t just a matter of sitting still, good models bring an undefinable something to the creative process. 68 more words



Today I doodled. Just that, on a piece of paper with an ordinary pencil. Just having a play.

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Today's Scribbles

Today I spent a few hours down at The Creative Bubble Artspace, with fellow artist Patricia McKenna-Jones, working on some random scribbles onto very large pieces of paper, I use Fabriano Accademica, a fairly heavy paper (120gsm) with compressed charcoal and Winsor & Newton oil bars. 28 more words

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I need a random title here etiquette

I love the way that scams and spams come in waves. The next big thing, the bandwagon all the sad little wannabe crooks jump on to, despite the fact that folks might smell a rat rather quickly if they get ten mails telling them they’ve successfully cancelled an Amazon order they never made. 457 more words


Just Back ....

Just back from life drawing at Swansea Print Workshop and I am pretty tired now. I was working with a marvellous young model this evening, using my Samsung Galaxy Tablet Note 8 with the free Markers app. 49 more words


Some Things for Jing

As my houseguest keeps making demands on me to download this, tell her about that or write something about the other, I might as well share some of the fruits to save the trouble of writing a blog per se… 1,194 more words


Primitive And Clunky

Went for a longish walk this afternoon in the continuing heatwave and we kept up a cracking pace and I didn’t have time to do a scribble in my sketchbook. 109 more words