Thought you’d like a preview of some of the images in my next Bella Vista exhibition after next weekend.
Saturday July 9 ’16. Term break… 488 more words
Sketching is about solving problems, sometimes very quickly and–interestingly, in most successful art, according to professional artists–over-riding what your analytic brain is telling you. It involves careful observation, composition, shading, meaning, and even purpose (including story-telling and “narratives”) usually within some constraints related to time or weather or materials or ability. 284 more words
Grant yourself the freedom to have fun, instead of being chained to a slavish need for realism Lynne Chapman from her book ‘Sketching People’
I enjoy sketching buildings and objects but when it comes to people my palms start to sweat and my pen just can’t be controlled.142 more words
Drawing is a scary thing. I know writers think writing is scary and I agree it is, or can be, and sometimes I find it scary too – but a page of writing is hidden from view until it’s read, and then it reveals itself slowly word by word. 702 more words