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Mozambique Mining: Syrah Resources to build battery components factory

Syrah Resources has signed an agreement to buy an industrial site in Vidalia, Louisiana, in the United States, where it will build a factory for… 155 more words

Mozambique Mining Industry

Experimenting with black pencils

29th April – 1st May

I bought some Staedtler Mars Lumograph black pencils to see how they compared to normal graphite pencils.  Here’s the comparison side-by-side: 157 more words


Portrait sketches

1 April 2018

A quick 10 minute sketch of one of my daughters, who wouldn’t sit still for too long.  Although it was a quick sketch and doesn’t represent her completely, there is a likeness.  223 more words


Practice: Line and Aggregate Shape

This is the result of an exercise for drawing lines and aggregate shape. I used construction lines and shapes to draw my mocha pot, cup, and saucer. 80 more words


Hands (graphite and charcoal on paper)

I’ve recently been focusing on hands as a vehicle for a theme based on the seasons – as preliminary studies for paintings (Mum’s hands and my niece’s hands). 46 more words



Centropomus undecimalis – Common Snook

This post is related to the previous post, and completes a set.


The Silver King

I don’t use graphite for my marine wildlife illustrations, but I recently created a set for a commission and so I made the exception. I also have a tendency to create a poem when I create a new collection in my art work, I’m not sure why. 59 more words