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The candle leads to the icing- in this book.

Her face is lit with wonder and the aura of light from three flames, three candles.

An illustrative effect achieved by the building up of layers of coloured pencil – occasional rubbing back with an eraser, then soft re-application of warm tones for a transparent glow. 125 more words


Sketchbook Friday - 4

Last week I was standing in the rain sketching sulphur crested cockatoos.

After further encounters I now believe their disinterest in my presence was somewhat feigned, but it encouraged me to observe them. 225 more words


Grimm Tales

A self-initiated project. Titles include Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood, The Frog Prince, Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty



Thomson and Shakespeare: into the woods

We had a look recently at a Shakespeare comedy through the eyes of W Heath Robinson and saw a dark and fantastic view of the play. 1,082 more words

20th Century