Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Something New

On Saturday I went to our printmaking group for some reason not many people turned up for it. I myself was not going to stay long as there weren’t any one to talk to, just when I ready to leave a friend turned up and we started to talk and she demonstrated sola plate to and we play with scape bit of sola plate for a couple of hour. So today I went out to the art supply shop and got myself some sola plates to play with.  

(Metal etched Aluminium Plate)
220g paper

Monday, February 20, 2012

A Need to get Dusty

I had a great urge to get my soft pastels out and have a play with them this morning seeing as I have neglected them for over a year or so. As I spent last week walking around galleries, gardens and park I decided to take them outside and play plus it’s too hot in my studio to do much work in there. In doing so I have found a renewed respect for the artist who go out and paint wildlife as I found that the beggars just will not stay still long enough so I can take my time and do then justice haha.
So this is a soft pastel of a duck swimming done very quickly I got the shape down fast and just looked and guested the rest but I still think if they just stayed still long it would make life and painting a lot easier haha.

Soft Pastels on burgundy Fabriano pastel paper (9"x 11")
Feb 2012

Monday, February 13, 2012

Not much happening this week

Well I have been busy this week been working hard making art but I can’t really say that that done anything of interest but I made a goal to try and blog at least once a week so here it is.


Gelatine plate water base inks

Monday, February 6, 2012

One Down

Well we are in to February and it feels like this year has been made up of short weeks. This weekend has been another long weekend but I think it is the last one till Easter, I like that idea as it means, I do not have to stop and start and can just work though. Plus the kids are back at school so there are not so many people on the beaches. Haha

Gelatine plate Acrylic paint
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